Anzacs: Season 1, Episode 1

The Great Adventure (27 Oct. 1985)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | History | War
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Opening in Australia in the year 1914, several men are encouraged to enlist to help the UK war effort. It follows the recruits through their first months of of recruitment, training, and to... See full summary »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Clarke ...
Cpl. Martin Barrington
Mark Hembrow ...
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Christopher Cummins ...
Pte. Roly Collins
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Megan Williams ...
Sister Kate Baker
Patrick Ward ...
Sgt. Tom McArthur
Jonathan Sweet ...
Pte. Bill Harris
Jon Blake ...
Pte. Flanagan
Ilona Rodgers ...
Lady Thea Barrington (as Ilona Rogers)
Vincent Ball ...
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David Bradshaw ...
Karl Hansen ...
Pte. Erik Johansen
Tony Cornwill ...
Pte. Karl Johansen
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Opening in Australia in the year 1914, several men are encouraged to enlist to help the UK war effort. It follows the recruits through their first months of of recruitment, training, and to their first battle: Gallipoli from the first landing in April 1915, the stalemate, the fighting at Lone Pine in August, to withdrawal at the end of the year. Written by Larry B.

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27 October 1985 (Australia)  »

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At Gallipoli, a man wearing a red cross is seen leading a donkey. This is a representation of the Australia war hero, John Simpson Kirkpatrick. Simpson was famed for ferrying wounded soldiers back from the front lines on a donkey.'Simpson and his donkey' were celebrated as heroes of the campaign. See more »

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