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Ibuki: Anzac Convoy Esort

February 27, 2021

The IJN Ibuki is a Japanese battlecruiser that escorted the 38 transports carrying the Gallipoli bound Australian and New Zealand troops to the Middle East.

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SWAN BARRACKS: FRANCIS STREET, PERTH

February 15, 2021

Barracks Site in 1992 (Copyright Lighthorse Studies Centre)

The old Swan Barracks and Central Drill Hall is located in Northbridge, Perth Western Australia. It was built to support the citizen militia forces in WA.  Listen to the podcast at:

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DILHORN: AN INTRODUCTION

February 9, 2021

DILHORN STATE HERITAGE OFFICEDILHORN is a stately home in Western Australia. It is located on Bulwer Street in the inner city suburb of Highgate. It was built by Soldier Architect Joseph John Talbot Hobbs in 1897. (Image copyright State Heritage Office)  Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts:

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KRUPP CANNON KINGS PARK

August 8, 2015

We were grateful to receive some additional information on the Krupp Feldkanone featured in the Boer War Memorial episode. Thanks goes to MC Heunis for giving us a great lead and the podcast will be updated soon.

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BB NOW ON FACEBOOK

December 1, 2014

Hello all!

The BB team have finally set up our Facebook page. Please visit and Like it! Feel free to contact us with any feedback or story ideas. In other news, we have stories waiting to be posted, but we’ve been moving studios which has caused a brief technical delay. I assure you however more stories will be up soon!

In the meantime here’s the Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/backyardbattlefields

Thanks for visiting!