Then and now photos highlight Australians on Lemnos during WWI – and how it looks now

Australians on the Island of Lemnos during WWI Photo credit: Cheryl Ward and Bernard de Broglio / Via State Library of NSW
Australians on the Island of Lemnos during WWI
Photo credit: Cheryl Ward and Bernard de Broglio / Via State Library of NSW

Jenna Guillaume, of Buzzfeed Australia, has posted a series of fascinating “then and now” photos by playwright Cheryl Ward that highlight the stories of the Australian nurses and soldiers stationed on the Greek island of Lemnos during World War I.

Of finding the exact spots where the old photographs were taken, Cheryl Ward says: “It was a revelation. There you are, standing in the same spot as the photographer, a century or so later, looking up to find the original setting reveal itself before your eyes.”

These are worth looking at so I’ve provided a link here to the BUZZFEED article.

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