Harold (Dick) Grahame Richards

Harold (Dick) Grahame Richards

Harold Richards enlisted in December 1914, with the 15th Battalion. He was 21 years old and working in the family tradition as a monumental mason. He took part in the first landings at Gallipoli and in May received a bullet wound to the hand. In August, the Battalion suffered heavy casualties and Harold was seriously […]

Robert Fleetwood Keefe

Robert Fleetwood Keefe

Robert enlisted in the 15th Battalion in September 1914, aged 28. He worked as a labourer on Ellenthorpe before joining up. His father lived in Campbell Town. Robert took part in the first landings at Gallipoli and in August 1915, was wounded in 16 places by shrapnel, affecting both arms, his left leg and lumbar […]

Thomas (Tom) William Garwood

Thomas (Tom) William Garwood

Tom Garwood, a 24 year old labourer enlisted in the 12th Battalion in December 1914. His parents, Charles and Margaret, lived in Ross. In April 1915 Tom took part in the Gallipoli landings. In July, he was evacuated off the peninsula suffering from a respiratory infection and jaundice. After duties in HQ, he arrived in […]

Peter Smith

Peter Smith

Peter Smith was 32 years old and working as a fencer in the Ross area when he enlisted in December 1914. His late father, William, owned the property on the corner of Portugal and Bond Streets in Ross, where his mother Eleanor and the family were living in 1914. Peter took part in the Gallipoli […]

Higgins Brothers

Higgins Brothers

William (Bob) Lewis Higgins William enlisted in the 12th Battalion in August 1914, at the age of 27. He was working as a labourer at the outbreak of the war. William was at the Gallipoli landing on 25 April 1915. He received a ‘slight’ bullet wound to the head during his time on the Peninsula […]

Fun pompom beanies

Fun pompom beanies will brighten up your day! Beanies by Uimi, $69. Come see us or contact us – 03 6381 5466 or info@taswoolcentre.com.au Our friendly team look forward to helping you. We ship Australia wide.

Delightfully soft texture

The soft texture of this jumper is a delight to touch, and it is comfy to wear. It’s a Cable Cassie Plated Sweater, in Grey Marle. $299 Pair it with an equally soft Cable Snood, in Moss. $69 Snood also available in double length. 100% Australian Merino Wool Come see us or contact us – 03 […]

Charles Sumner

Charles Sumner

Charles Sumner was a 33 year old horse driver when he enlisted in October 1915. The family came from Campbell Town and his father John worked on Mona Vale. Charles arrived in France in June 1916, assigned to the 52nd Battalion. In March 1917 he was killed when the Battalion came under artillery fire south […]

Beanie days

Cute beanies for the cooler days.   Uimi have this beanie in a variety of colours: Jasmine Butterscotch Curry Carribean Oatmeal Oyster Brass Army $59 each.   Come see us or contact us – 03 6381 5466 or info@taswoolcentre.com.au   Our friendly team look forward to helping you. We ship Australia wide.  

Johannes Benjamin Merkulski

Johannes Benjamin Merkulski

Johannes was 33 years old when he enlisted in June 1915. He has been working in the Ross district as a farm labourer, blacksmith and farrier. He was born in Russia but had been naturalised as an Australian citizen in 1909, after living in the Ross district for about 6 years. Johannes arrived in France […]

Who doesn’t love to sparkle!

Who doesn’t love to sparkle!

The hint of sparkle in these gorgeous Uimi scarves will make your day every time you wear one.   $130   Come see us or contact us – 03 6381 5466 or info@taswoolcentre.com.au   Our friendly team look forward to helping you. We ship Australia wide.

Does your jumper inspire cuddles?

The softness of this jumper is magic. When team member Margaret tried it on, we just wanted to give her cuddles! Uimi Jumper ‘Bellamy’, in Fern. $229 Scarf by Raffal. $67 Both items are 100% pure merino wool. Come see us or contact us – 03 6381 5466 or info@taswoolcentre.com.au or visit taswoolcentre.com.au Our friendly […]