State Library of South Australia

Coo-ee Digger: experiences of South Australian World War 1 soldiers [opportunity 1]

Time: 10 to 11.30am

Location: Meet in the ground floor glass foyer

Note: Free, bookings essential. Not available in term 4.

Cooee cobber promotional poster for enlisting in WW1

Find out what it was like to be a South Australian digger during World War One.

Suitability: years 5 to 7 and 9 to 10
Duration: 90 minutes
Days: Monday to Friday (Not available Term 3)
Capacity: up to 30 students
Supervision: 1:6 (Yr 5-7) or 1:15 (Yr 9-10)
Facilitator: Education Librarian

Learn about their experiences through primary sources including photographs, letters, diaries and digitised records. Go behind the scenes to the Library's basement and view World War One original sources. Students have the opportunity to wear a solder's and nurse's uniform.


Explore collections items related to South Australians at War during World War One.

Discover their experiences through sources including photographs, letters, diaries and digitised records from the South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau.

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