Remember me - echoes from the lost generations
First World War

A Commonwealth Nation

Pie Chart. 10% of the populations men enlisted. 90% of the populqtion at home.


  • In 1914, Australia’s population was less than five million
  • Nearly half a million people enlisted
  • Two out of every three men sent overseas were injured (most more than once)
  • More than 61,000 Australians never came home

Using statistics

Your task is to make a pie chart to show:

  • the % of Australians who enlisted and were wounded
  • the % of the total population of Australia who were killed

If you’re not sure how to do this then click here for a Step-By-Step Guide.

What can you say about the impact of the First World War on the lives of ordinary Australians?

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