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Claire Hunter
Claire Hunter
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Claire Hunter

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Claire Hunter is a features writer with the Australian War Memorial.

Articles by Claire Hunter

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In the midst of World War II, Sydney architect John Crust climbed Mount Ainslie to paint a watercolour of the newly-built Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

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His rank was ordinary seaman, but there was nothing ordinary about Edward “Teddy” Sheean.

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Henry Moulds has been fascinated by memorials since he was a child.

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Walter Callaghan was one of three brothers killed during the First World War. His mother Mary was invited to unveil the Lithgow Soldier's Memorial.

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The Great Ocean Road is one of Australia's most scenic drives, but what many do not realise is that the road was built by returned servicemen as a memorial to

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They’ve been described as some of Australia’s most ‘sacred places’ and can be found in cities and towns around the country.