Eileen Ive and John Bagot on their wedding day, 1915
H. Woodhead and M. Timbs on their wedding day, 1943.The first Army wedding in northwest Australia.
Sydney, NSW. 1919. A wounded AIF soldier receives an affectionate welcome home at the Anzac Buffet in The Domain.
Lieutenant Robert Antony (Tony) Evelyn Cansdale helps his new bride, Lena Cohn, cut their wedding cake with his ceremonial sword, at Haifa, Palestine, on 19 November 1947.
Bruce Skipworth, his wife Elaine, and their daughter, 1968
Fumiko Isumizawa and G McCaughey cutting their wedding cake, 1952.
War brides learn about Australia, 1952
3/3522 Sergeant T. R. MacQuin of Australian Army Education Service stands in front of a class of Japanese war brides to give them information about Australia.
Australia's first school for wives was organised by Captain Cecil Gidley, AIF, secretary of the Lord Mayor of Sydney's Allied Relations Committee and Officer-in-Charge of the American Division, Australian Department of Information. Members of Sydney US Servicemen's Wives and Fiancees Association attended, learning more about their own country in order to talk of Australia in American homes.
All photos and info via The Australian War Memorial Collection.