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DIGGER 71

Contents Articles L/Cpl 1612 Edwin Joseph King, 19 /36 /33 /34 Bns, Bill Durrant 3-6 Pte 3747 John Forrest, 10 Bn, Stephen Brooks 7 Letter from Base Records to next of kin of Pte 4942 J White, 16 Bn, from … Continue reading

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DIGGER 70

  Contents Articles Pte 3406 John Forrest, 54 Bn, contrib. by Katrina Forrest Giebels 3-6 Letter from Pte 836 Norman Parker, 9 Bn (1), found on Trove 6 L/Cpl 2104 John McDonald, 36 Bn, Bill Durrant 7-8 The TOC H … Continue reading

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DIGGER 69

CONTENTS Articles The Conscription Vote and a Divided Nation, 1916-17, Bessie Kate Mikelsons, John Laffin Memorial History Price recipient, Latrobe University, 2018 3-7 The Turtle Doves, Evan Evans 8-9 Bibliography for The Conscription Vote article , Bessie Kate Mikelsons 9 … Continue reading

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DIGGER 68

DIGGER 68 Contents Articles The Simmonds brothers: Ptes 5180 Francis, 3 Bn; 2982 Edward, 55 Bn; 3469 David, 46 & 55 Bns and 3465 James, 46 , 55 & 3 Bns, Stephen Holding    3-4 Tpr 1464 George Alfred Elmes, … Continue reading

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DIGGER 67

CONTENTS Articles Fromelles: a veritable Hell , Lieut George Wilson, X5A MTMB, compiled by Phillip Mannell 3-8 Bdr 1319 Thomas Throsby (Smyth) King MM, 6 LHR/15 FAB/14 FAB , Geoff Lewis 9-13 Memories of Digger Days (1), found on Trove … Continue reading

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DIGGER 66

  CONTENTS Articles Memoirs of the 47 Battalion , Major John T Jones MC, RMO 47 Bn (AAMC) 3-18 Major Harold Charles Howden MC & Bar, 13 , 45 & 48 Bns, Graeme Hosken 19-24 For Valour: forgotten VCs of … Continue reading

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Australian DIGGER stories on-line

The Families and Friends of the First AIF has brought its vast collection of Australian DIGGER stories on-line for its Members. First Issue 2002  and 2003 All 69 editions of DIGGER published from October 2002 are now available for reading … Continue reading

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DIGGER 65

CONTENTS Articles The impact of the Great War, Sue Tongue 3-4 ‘Overheard on a train’, anon. reporter, ‘Burnie Advocate’, 1931 4 Report on 2018 John Laffin Memorial Lecture Day, Paul Simadas 5-6 1917 letter: Pte 3774 Fred Chin, 19th Bn, … Continue reading

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DIGGER 64

CONTENTS Articles Montbrehain: the AIF’s last battle of the war, Evan Evans 3-8 Ptes 6509 Huntsman, 6987 Eacott, 7th Bn, and 6831 Neilson, 8th Bn, Andrew Pittaway 9-10 SALIENT: Contemporary artists at the Western Front (exhibition), Compiled by Jill Hayes … Continue reading

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DIGGER 63

CONTENTS Articles Captain Alick Burgess, 11th Bn, Graeme Hosken with Ross Burgess 3-16 Post-traumatic stress disorders and shell-shock in WWI, Jessica Bourke, JLMHP recipient 17-20 Book release: ‘The Little Stowaway’, Vicki Bennett 21-22 Soldier’s letter: Pte (later Lieut) 927 Vincent … Continue reading

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