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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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Return of the Menin Gate Lions to Ieper

Johan Durnez, Waregem, Belgium, with Geoff Lewis, Raglan. Edited version of article in DIGGER 59 Return of the Menin Gate Lions to Ieper Click on the image and zoom in to see greater detail. [Photo from Defence Image Library] ‘It was … Continue reading

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AIF arrive in Egypt.

Ninety four years ago, on 3rd December 1914, the First AIF disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt, after sailing from Albany Western Australia four weeks earlier. The postcard below shows the Australian troopships travelling through the Suez Canal on their way to … Continue reading

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AGM & the Armistice

Members of the Families and Friends of the First AIF are invited to visit the Member’s Area  and read the ‘Updates’ for the latest information on the upcoming Annual General Meeting.  This year the AGM is being held in Canberra on … Continue reading

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