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HAGSOC Education Activity: Military records course

Event Information

  • 26 May 2012 2:00pm - 5:00pm
  • HAGSOC Education Room, Cook Community Hub, 41 Templeton Street Cook
  • Cook
  • Australian Capital Territory
Other Information
  • Cost: HAGSOC members $10; non-members $20


HAGSOC education activities:  Military records course



The Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra (HAGSOC) is running an education activity on Saturday 26 May 2012 at 2pm in the HAGSOC Education Room, Cook Community Hub, 41 Templeton Street Cook (6251 7004) on Military Records.  There will be two talks:


- Barbara Moore:  British Military in Australia to 1850:  “I'd rather be a private in Sydney than a general in India” - a British soldier in 19th century Australia;  and

- Rhonda Kerr:  Australian Military - the women in uniform – including the Women’s Land Army and other volunteer organisations.


You need to book for this course and the booking forms are in the HAGSOC Library.  If you cannot get to the Library but wish to attend, telephone (02) 6251 7004 during Library hours and the volunteer on duty will put your name down.  There can be restrictions on the numbers able to attend some sessions, so early bookings are advised.  Fee:  HAGSOC members $10; non-members $20.  Please check Calendar page on HAGSOC website (http://hagsoc.org.au) in case of last minute changes or cancellations.



The Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra Inc was founded in 1964 ‘to promote and encourage the study and preservation of family history, genealogy, heraldry and allied subjects, and to assist members and others in research in these areas.’  The Society is run entirely by volunteers, who give generously of their time, expertise and goodwill to provide a service for all members.