State Library of South Australia

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

Time: 10am to 11.30am

Location: Meet in the ground floor glass foyer

Note: Free, bookings essential

Cooee cobber promotional poster for enlisting in WW1

What was it like to be a South Australian digger during WW1?

Suitability: years 5 to 9
Cost: Free
Duration: 90 minutes
Days: Monday to Friday
Capacity: Class of 30 students maximum
Supervision: 1:6 (Yr 5-7) or 1:15 (Yr 7-9)
Facilitator: Education Librarian

Find out what it was like to be a South Australian digger during World War One. Learn about their experiences through primary sources including photographs, letters, diaries and digitised records. Go behind the scenes to the basement and view World War One original sources. Students have the opportunity to wear a soldier's and nurse's uniform.

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

Suggested reading for this program: South Australians at War - Conflicts - World War One

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