Remembrance Day Waverley Park
Our Year 10 Fromelles research team represented the College at the Remembrance Day Ceremony at Waverley Park yesterday. This was a wonderful honour for the students and an opportunity to build closer connections with the RSL Clubs who have supported our project on the Battle of Fromelles.
One of the highlights for the students was being joined by the family of Herbert James Haslam. Herbert was a soldier killed at the Battle of Fromelles and buried in the mass grave at Pheasant Wood following the battle. Three of our students who created a video profile of Herbert in 2018, Emma, Elena and Ayla were able to spend time with Herbert’s family and learn more about him and the impact his death had on the family back home. It is a story we are hearing constantly as we connect with families of soldiers killed at Fromelles.
To be part of such a special ceremony was a great honour for all of us and we certainly are very aware of the great responsibility we have to ensure the documentary we produce is a fitting tribute to the families who sacrificed so much for our nation.