DIGGER 13

DIGGER 13 title

CONTENTS:

Cover illustration: ‘Fame – these are mine’ by Ellis Silas, 11th Btn

Trench talk

Civilian headstones of Diggers in Peak Hill cemetery

Compulsory military training 1910-1914

The AE2: the sub that shaped Gallipoli

AGM Canberra weekend: photos

The artillery land on Gallipoli: Gnr B Lyall, 2nd FAB

Digger profile: Gnr Harold Fieldsend, 1st Bty, 1st FAB

Soldiers of Australia, People of Australia (a poem by Jean Marie Monka)

Letters from Cpl Bert Smythe, 3rd Btn (at the Dardanelles)

Order of next-of-kin for medals

An Anzac’s bullet: the accidental shooting of Pte Charles McLellan

The Passchendaele Archives project, Ypres

Three Tunnellers KIA on 4th November 1918 (Barrett, Davey, Johnson)

The Dead Man’s Penny and Memorial Scroll

Death of Gnr Bob Macken, 5th FAB

Field Punishment system

Digger profile: Pte Frank Naveau, 5th DAC & Russian Relief Force

‘To a comrade’: a poem by GK Leggatt for Mick Logan KIA

Etched in Stone, Part 12

Australians in the Zeebrugge Raid, 23rd April 1918

The Cameliers’ reputation

Premature death and aging of AIF veterans 1919-39

Digger profile: Lieut Charles R Nicholson, MC, 17th Btn

The old war dog (letter extract: Gallipoli evacuation)

Diary by Tpr J Wilde, 1st LHR, reveals link with famous ALH grave photo

A moving epitaph (Pte O Hay, 9th Btn)

Letter extract re Christmas 1915 (A Thynne, 2nd Pioneers)

Report on John Laffin Scholarship: Bruce Scates, UNSW

The Hamel diorama at Forbes RSL Club

Aussie bravado leads to own death (Sgt Ballantyne, Krithia)

Unveiling of William Leggett Memorial, Goulburn

Convalescents at Wareham, October 1916 (group photo)

Digger Quiz No. 13, with answers

Cost of WWI infantry kit

Digger profile: Lieut George H Long, MM, MSM, 5th AFA

Letter from Gnr WJ Duffel