988 bears sponsored to 654 primary schools by 549 sponsors... Thank You The Butler Family - Trick Farm For Donating Clarence Thomas - Stretcher-Bearer Bear to Ben Lomond Public School - BEN LOMOND Murwillumbah Tyres - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You YMCA Albany Creek Outside School Hours Care For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Albany Creek State School - ALBANY CREEK Thank You Angus & Aiden Davie For Donating Grey Wilson - Greatcoat Bear to Canberra Grammar School Southside - Red Hill Thank You Millaroo State School For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Millaroo State School - MILLAROO Thank You Lions Club of Hannan's Goldfields For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Kambalda Primary School - KAMBALDA EAST Thank You Club Ryde X For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to Meadowbank Public School - RYDE Thank You McCain Family For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Campbells Creek Primary School - CAMPBELLS CREEK Thank You Joel and Sam Durham JC FOOTWEAR For Donating Albert Murray - Western Front Bear to Seymour College - SEYMOUR Thank You CROWS NEST QLD RSL SUB BRANCH For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to Crows Nest State School Thank You Mother Teresa Defence Community For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Mother Teresa Catholic College - BALDIVIS

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.