DIGGER 15

DIGGER 15 title

CONTENTS:

Cover photo: Men of the Aust Vet Corps in Egypt

Trench talk

John Laffin Travel Prize presentation

John Laffin Travel Prize: 2005 Winning essay by Sam McSkimming, UNSW

Staff Sergeant Brooke Almond

Avoca, Tasmania – a town of heroes

Digger profile: L/Cpl George F Clarke, MM, 53rd Btn

Extracts from the diary (with photos) of Driver Clyde S Overell, 5th Motor Transport Coy

Tom Robinson’s War, Part 2 (39th Btn)

Digger profile: Pte WW Crisdale, 35th Btn

A letter from Egypt by Gunner E St J (Bob) Macken, 15th Bty, 5th FAB

The same man? A story of courage at Fromelles

The Dunbars at war (Ernest, Randolph, Charles)

Outtersteene Cemetery in the 1920s (photo)

Etched in Stone, Part 14

Unveiling of Murray VC statue

Digger profile: Pte Andrew TG Cumming, 7th Btn

WWI shelters at Outtersteene, France (current day photos)

Member events at Dubbo and Lithgow

Diary of Pte Percy Smythe, 3rd Btn, March-June 1916

William Leggett Memorial, Part 3 (photo essay)

Wartime experiences of Sgt HJ Yeend, 24th Btn, Part 2

The death of AG Corbett, AMC

Digger Quiz No. 15, with answers