A Prayer For My Son

A Prayer For My Son Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid; one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory. Build me a son whose wishes will […]

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Memories of War – Australia Remembers

For three years Currumbin RSL has interviewed veterans, service people and their families to get a personal insight into war and its aftermath. This is an edited 25 minute film using excerpts from these interviews. Editing and the majority of filming undertaken by Chai Time Productions. Interviews also courtesy of Kym Melzer’s ‘Coming Home’ series.

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Australia Remembers Mervyn Reece

Mervyn is a Currumbin RSL Sub Branch member who served in WWII. He discusses his feelings on seeing the devastation in Berlin and how the German people were just as much victims of the war as the rest of the world. “People were starving, really starving; a cigarette would’ve bought you the world. It was horrible […]

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Australia Remembers Polly Sides

Polly Sides talks about her father’s service in the Boer War. She also speaks about her feeling on days of remembrance and what they mean to her. Polly is looking forward to taking part in the ANZAC Day centenary at Elephant Rock run by Currumbin RSL Gold Coast

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Australia Remembers Audrey Finch

Audrey Finch recalls stories of her father during World War I as they were told to her as a child. Her Father Oswald ‘Ossie’ James served at Gallipoli and made it home to tell the tales. Ossie was a bugler and his bugle also played at the first ANZAC Day dawn service at West Minster Abbey […]

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