Australian War Memorial should recognise those who fought in frontier wars

By Letters to the Editor
July 8 2022 - 7:30pm
The Australian War Memorial should recognise the Indigenous Australians who chose to defend their country against colonial invaders. Picture: Keegan Carroll

While the Australian War Memorial's commemoration of Aboriginal contributions to military service is appropriate, one wonders about the title given to this The Canberra Times report about Private Parker who died in the Boer War in South Africa: "Australia's first Aboriginal soldier honoured at AWM" (canberratimes.com.au, July 7).

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