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Serving the armed forces

30 August 2018

Since our earliest days, The Salvation Army has acknowledged a need to support those serving in the armed forces. At first, efforts were focused around Salvationists. Established as the “Naval and Military League” in 1894, Officers of T...

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How did the Red Shield Appeal start?

30 August 2018

History of the Red Shield Appeal Before the first ever Australian dooknock campaign, The Salvation A...

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Founders William and Catherine Booth

30 August 2018

William Booth The Salvation Army founder, William Booth was born in Nottingham, England, on 10 April...

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Historical timeline

29 August 2018

  1829 William Booth and Catherine Mumford born. 1844 William Booth converted to Ch...

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The army of volunteers who toiled behind the scenes

The army of volunteers who toiled behind the scenes

20 April 2016

Barely a few days had passed after the declaration of World War Two on Sunday, 3 September 1939, bef...

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The Salvation Army acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to elders both past and present.

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