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Queensland Police and the Great War Effort

Queensland Police and the Great War Effort is supported by the Q ANZAC 100: Memories for New Generation Fellowship, State Library Queensland. This project seeks to re-create and connect life, police and war service stories and histories of the men who left the Queensland Police Force (QPF) active duty to volunteer in the AIF, 1914-1918. In doing so, it will enrich knowledge of the Queensland Police history during the Great War, the organisation and the men that made it up, the wartime local community and genealogy.

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Anastasia Dukova

Dr Anastasia Dukova is the policing historian behind Queensland Police and the Great War Effort project. Anastasia is a crime and policing historian specialising in the history of urban policing, with a primary focus on Ireland, Australia and Canada. She is particularly interested in the impact of Irish policing experience on the development of colonial policing models, both state and municipal.

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