Forgotten Chinese ANZACs Remembered
Dates: 14 Jul 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
Address: Chinese Museum and Chinatown Visitor Centre, 20-24 Cohen Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: 03 9662 2888
When World War One was declared in 1914, Australia rallied behind the Allied efforts. More than 330,000 mobilised personnel were called to action, of which, a small proportion were Australians of Chinese descent. Billy Sing, Caleb Shang and Hunter Poon are some of the well-known Chinese-Australians who served in the frontline. Other stories remain untold.
As the centenary of World War One dawns on Australia, its history and stories are fast slipping from public memory. In the lead up to this centenary, the Chinese Museum has been researching these untold stories of Chinese-Australian war contributions both at home and abroad. Some of this research will be presented in an exciting new exhibition which seeks to reignite public and community interest in World War One and to present an alternative, community-centred commemoration of World War One which cannot be achieved through history books.
Content: City of Melbourne - What's On
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Two adults and two children
Children under 6 years are free
Open from 10am to 5pm
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