Category Archives: Battlefield Tour Highlights

Reflections on Gallipoli

By Rod Margetts – Battlefield Tour Guide. Another April has come and gone and, along with it, another visit to Gallipoli. This year I completed my 13th battlefield tour of the iconic site; something that never gets old. People ask […]

The Fallen Soldier at Bullecourt 

By Don Bethune We hear lots of fantastic stories from our tour participants at Boronia Travel, and this month we really wanted to share this wonderful story by one of our recent tour participants, Don Bethune. Don travelled with us […]

Western Front Anzac Day Tour 2018

Review by Peter Symons from Boronia Travel Peter Symons from Boronia Travel has recently returned from another successful Anzac Day tour on the Western Front, which was led by the wonderful and knowledgeable battlefield guides Graeme Beveridge and Nick Fletcher. […]

Battle of Beersheba Centenary Tour Update

John and Rod’s Awfully Big Adventure John Waller and Rod Margetts have just returned from Israel where they finalised the hotels and made some minor changes to enhance the experience for those who will join us in October for the […]

Anzac Day on the Western Front 2017

Tour Highlights by Michelle Waller Michelle Waller from Boronia Travel has recently returned from another successful Anzac Day tour on the Western Front, which was led by the wonderful and knowledgeable battlefield guide, Mr Graeme Beveridge. We asked Michelle about […]

Boronia’s 50th Anniversary Long Tan Tour Review

Written by expert military history and battlefield guide, Rod Margetts In August I had the pleasure of guiding the first Boronia battlefield tour of Vietnam. I planned the tour to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the battle of Long Tan, […]

The Battles of Fromelles and Pozieres Centenary Tour Highlights

By Benjamin Hayes, Battlefield Groups Coordinator We organised three groups for the Centenary of The Battles of Fromelles and Pozieres in July this year. Two of our most experienced guides Mr Graeme Beveridge and Mr Rod Margetts both led groups and […]

Sappers Commemorate Gallipoli Centenary with 100 Year Anniversary of Watson Pier and Waterloo Dinner

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The Other Gallipoli Centenaries

August Offensive 2015 As anticipation of the commemoration of the ANZAC landing on 25 April 2015 builds, it is easy to overlook the other centenaries of significant Gallipoli actions that will occur in the same year The emotive Dawn Service […]

Great Reads About the First World War

By Australia War Memorial Historian, Aaron Pegrum The best part about joining a tour to the Western Front, is that everyone loves sharing and hearing from like-minded travellers who are genuinely interested in learning about the First World War. Our […]