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Thursday, April 26, 2012


Yesterday, 25 April, was Anzac Day in Australia.
This is the day when Australians remember their men and women who have served in wars throughout the world.
The Boer War in South Africa, World War I in the Middle East and Europe, World War II in the Middle East, Europe and Asia, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the current deployment of Australian troops in Afghanistan.
A website called Forces War Records ( reveals that two British Mawbeys fought in the Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815.
They were:
C E Mawbey, Boy 3rd class
John Mawbey, midshipman