Today, on ANZAC Day, these posts serve as the family's memorial. The first post is for Captain Walter William James.
|Walter William James (1867 - 1931)|
The second is for Walter's son-in-law, Lieutenant Herbert Frederick Slocombe.
|Herbert Frederick Slocombe (1889 - 1979)|
The third is for Private Bruce Wilkins Campbell and his brothers.
|Bruce Wilkins Campbell (1896 - 1917)|
It's possible that rather than baulking at change in their families' lives, these three men were keen to make a patriotic contribution. Their particular skills and interests suggest that this was the case. It is also daunting to imagine their undoubted zeal and courage.