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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 for New Year Summer reading

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 65 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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DIGGER 62

CONTENTS Articles Lieut Francis William Goodwin MC, 8th Bn, Evan Evans and Heather Armstrong 3-23 Medical diagram found in service record of Lieut AO Duprez, 3rd Bn, Graeme Hosken 23 Billeting of 26th Bn in Belgium after the Armistice, Claire … Continue reading

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DIGGER 61

CONTENTS Articles Captain Clifford ‘Tiny’ Hatcher MC, 12th MG Coy/4th MG Bn, Greg O’Reilly 3-7 Cpl 2024A Stanley Woolbank, 45th Bn, letters and news items, found on Trove 8-11 Sister Hilda Mary Knox, AANS, Heather (Frev) Ford 12-15 E/R Sgt … Continue reading

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DIGGER 60

CONTENTS Articles Lieutenant David Gerald Evans MC, MID, 8th Bn, Evan Evans 3-18 Pte 271 Garnet Rundle, 12th Bn: the First Contingent voyage, found on Trove 19-27 Letters from 1915: Sgt FA Elworthy, 1st LHR & Lieut WC Beeken, 3rd … Continue reading

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DIGGER 59

CONTENTS Articles The 20th Battalion and the Evacuation from Gallipoli, Neville Browning 3-7 Pte Frederic John Baird, 17th Bn, Maurice Campbell 8-10 L/Cpl Noho Toki, 1st Maori Contingent, Judith Green 11-12 Lieut Thomas Acherson Armstrong, 33rd Bn, Stephen Brooks 12 … Continue reading

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