DIGGER 26

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CONTENTS:

Cover photo: 55th Battery, 36th HAG

Trench Talk & contact details

Messages in a bottle (55th Btn men)

A unique Anzac experience (Mackay NHS)

Pte Mark Smith (Drice) & the Lone Pine

Major JM Lean and Base Records Office

William Tompkins, 107th Howitzer Bty

Swimmers of the First AIF

Cpl Stratford Bird, 34th Btn

The Kettering Bug

CQMS James Bryant MM, 8th & 60th Btns

‘Pozieres’, Sgt P Kinchington MM, 3rd Btn

Ten killed at Morchies (11th Btn men)

CEW Bean’s ‘Cairo dispatch’

Lieut. Fourdrinier, 2nd Btn

Mystery of Soldier 16650

Trooper Arthur Sorreson, 7th LHR

Marseilles to Le Havre, Bill Lyall, 8th Bty

First Digger to die on Western Front

The broom stick bomb (11th LHR)

Australian Boy Scouts in the Great War

48th Btn History being written

‘Jacka VC story’, TA White, 13th Btn

‘Posed as a Digger’, Reveille article 1928

Statistics on the First AIF

Pte Ernest Lee (Jeffries), 5th Btn & 1st Pnrs

New NAA website for WWI researchers

Trooper Rupert Draper, 1st LHR

‘The Pallbearers’ (Anzac Provost Corps)

Why ‘Montauban’? W Berryman, 15th FCE

Etched in Stone

Comfort Funds gift (B McColl, 12th LHR)

Digger Quiz No. 26

Digger Quiz No. 26 Answers