1007 bears sponsored to 663 primary schools by 556 sponsors... Thank You Steve Peters For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Magpie Primary School - MAGPIE Elaine & Alan RODGERS - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Betty Tancred For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Murwillumbah Public School - MURWILLUMBAH Thank You Elizabeth, Sarah, Jacob, Declan and Taryn Miller For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to St. Patricks Primary School Stratford - Stratford Thank You Liddell Family For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Lara Lake Primary School - LARA Thank You Craig Edwards For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Crystal Creek Public School - CRYSTAL CREEK Thank You Angelina, Elizabeth and Catherine Heath For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to East Wanneroo Primary School - WANNEROO Thank You Matthew & Caitlin McKay and Family For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to St Mary's School - ARMIDALE Thank You Railene Turner For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to St Mary's Catholic Primary School - NORAVILLE Thank You Brian and Margaret Johnston For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Corpus Christi Primary School - CRANEBROOK Thank You Munro For Donating Thomas Hendy - Flying Corps Bear to Binya Public School - BINYA

John Murray – Wounded Bear


Captain John Murray continues the Great War commemorative bears collection and story. The original 1914 edition Private Murray bear shared the story of Australia’s entry into the war and became the central character in the much loved Australia in the Great War diaries shared by thousands of Australians.