August 21, 2018

Last WWI veteran dies

There were over 70 million military personnel involved in the fighting in the First World War between 1914-18. The last of them, Claude Stanley Choules, died yesterday in Perth aged 110. Claude who served in the British Navy, was the last known veteran of the conflict still living. Mr … [Read more...]

Aussie Navy rescues hostages from pirates

Australian sailors from HMAS Stuart have boarded a ship in the Gulf of Aden, rescuing hostages who had been held captive by pirates for three weeks. HMAS Stuart, patrolling the area off the coast of north east Africa as part of a multinational counter-piracy operation. The Yemeni dhow was … [Read more...]