DIGGER 18

DIGGER 18 titlepage

CONTENTS:

Cover photo: Men of the 10th Field Ambulance, Salisbury 23/11/1916

Trench talk

Tour of France: 2/Lieut Dalbert IM Hallenstein, 5th Div Cyclist Coy

Digger profile: Pte William J Cumming, 6th Btn

Digger profile: Pte Albert C Pike, 18th Btn

A soldier’s secret: Sgt William H Lett, 2nd Coy ASC

Tidbits from France (news clipping 27/7/17 re Gnr WH Jenner)

Understanding WWI trench map grid references

Digger profile: Pte John Sharman, 1st LTMB, 3rd Btn

Letters from Gunner W Lyall, 8th Bty, AFA

In search of an identity: Athol Osgood, 6th AFA

Grave of Pte Roy Levy

Digger profile: Pte Abel Armstrong, 14th Btn

Connections: W Gunyon, D McRae, W Lacey

Who was John Johnson?

AFC pilot training requirements

John Leak, VC, 9th Btn

A mother’s sacrifice: WT Watt, AJ Watt, FJ Watt, all KIA

Death en route to France: Pte Joseph Fowler, 56th Btn

Charles Quinn, 53rd Btn, at Fromelles

A letter from Sapper A Gollan, 5th FCE

The Easter Uprising in Dublin 1916

Wartime experiences of Sgt HJ Yeend, 24th Btn, Part 5

Digger profile: Sapper JW Hambleton, 5th & 2nd Tunnelling Companies

Extracts from new book, ‘Dinkum Oil’

Sgt George RT Hodge, 54th Btn

Private Gravell’s headstone (60th Btn)

Desecrating the graves of our Diggers in Karrakatta Cemetery, WA

Driver William Lavers, 13th FAB

Etched in Stone, Part 17

Digger Quiz No. 18, with answers