Families and War
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- 25 Jul 2022
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On completion of this subject, you will be able to:
- Access and use online military service records
- Read and analyse wartime letters and diaries
- Understand individual lives within the wider history of war, particularly in relation to Australia and Britain and World War One
- Research and write a biographical report of a person’s wartime service or experience.
- Module 1 – Introduction to Families at War
- Module 2 – ‘Gone for a Soldier’: Recruitment and Enlistment
- Module 3 – ‘Dear Mother’: Writing War
- Module 4 – ‘On Her Their Lives Depend’: Women and War
- Module 5 – ‘In Flanders Fields’: The War Dead
- Module 6 – ‘Odysseus Returns’: The War Comes Home
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
Do you have a family ancestor who served as a soldier or nurse in the First World War?
Do you have an old family war diary or set of letters in the proverbial attic?
Building upon the skills in the Foundation-level Family History subjects, Families and War introduces you to researching online military records, and to contextualising diverse experiences of war. The focus is on Australia and Britain during the First World War.
- 5 x Online quizzes (50%)
- Essay (50%)
Current study term: 24 Jul 22 to 30 Sep 22
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