DIGGER 51

 

CONTENTS

Articles

Brian Lyall, 2nd FAB, and Bill Lyall, 3rd Army AFA, Ron Keith 3-8

For Valour: Anzac VCs awarded at Gallipoli, Part 2: Tubb, Dunstan, Burton, Geoff Lewis 9-11

Shoeing Smith John Harrison, 10th LHR, Andrew Pittaway 12-13

Queensland WWI casualty records, contrib. by Adrian Harrison, Dept of Justice & A-G, Qld 14-15

Funeral for ‘Pte Joseph Mitchell’ and Pte Albert Stewart, Trevor Munro 16-17

Sgt Louis Brook, 1st LHR, Margo Piggott 18-19

The Howes family: Frederick, Albert, George, Henry, Albert Amies, Stephen Brooks 20-21

FFFAIF members attend AWM ‘Gallipoli 2015’ conference, Ron Keith 21

Diaries of L/Cpl William Lycett, 4th FA/15th LROC, Part 2, contributed by Tim Lycett 22-30

Photo: Light Horse re-enactors at Cooma Show, Jeremy Marples 30

Lieut Robert Harris, AN&MEF/2nd Bn/1st MG Bn, Judith Green 31-34

1096/2nd Lieut Reginald Forsyth, 1st LHR/AFC, contributed by David Forsyth 35-37

Speech at Dedication of the Neville Howse VC Rest Area, Emeritus Professor John Ramsland 38-42

ANZAC Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney: a reminiscence, Sean McManus 43

Pte Frank Ellis, 3rd Bn, Geoff Lewis 44-48

On active service: Sgt John Falconer, 18th Bn, Part 3, courtesy Neil Falconer 49-53

Pte Arthur Lines MM, 48th Bn, contributed by Christian Wright 54-55

Experiences at the Landing: Vernon Smythe, 3rd Bn, courtesy Margaret Macintosh Clarke 55

‘The School Paper’: Empire and Education in pre-war Victoria, Capt Rupert Dalley RFD 56-61

Pte George Bryant, 33rd/34th Bns/9th MG Coy, Rod Carpenter 62-63

Photo: Officers of the 2nd Bn, 1917, courtesy Patric Millar 63

‘The camp bed of the Australian’: Ernest Mallivel, 2nd AMTC, Claire Dujardin 64-67

2nd Bn officers: Millar, Ryan, Host, Trott, Rowlands, Patric Millar 68-69

Anzac Day in Waukesha, USA, contributed by Ray Black 69

Ptes George Platt, William Platt and Frederick Abbott, 41st Bn, contrib. by Harold O’Keeffe 70-74

Postscript: Post-war life of John Kelly, 30th Bn/Elope Force, Patric Millar 74

Regular features

Trench Talk and Contact/Membership details 2

DIGGER Quiz No. 51: AIF commanders, Maurice Campbell 42

Answers to DIGGER Quiz 67

Etched in Stone, Russell Curley and Jim Corkery 75