DIGGER 19

DIGGER 19 Titlepage

CONTENTS:

Cover photo: Charles Nurse, MM, stretcher-bearer of the 3rd Btn

Trench talk

Australia’s most-decorated Gallipoli hero: Capt Alfred Shout, VC, MM, 1st Btn

A tactful letter pertaining to Pte FT Bath, 18th Btn

John Laffin Travel Prize: 2006 Winning Essay by John Holland, UNSW

Digger profile: Sgt Charles Nurse, MM, 3rd Btn

Wartime experiences of Sgt HJ Yeend, 24th Btn, Part 6

Australian international cricketers in WWI

The things you find: extracts from files of John Hodgins (depot service) and Harold Hodgins, 30th Btn)

Fromelles – lest we forget (poem by N Kidd)

Digger profile: Pte Jack E Swinfield, 53rd Btn

Coves: ‘War is hell, and good fun’ (WWI entertainment troops)

Ansetts, transport and war: Charlie Ansett, 3rd Div Supply Column

Digger profile: Lieut-Col William Cheeseman, MC, DSO, 30th & 53rd Btns

Taken prisoner at First Bullecourt: Pte LR Pezet, 15th Btn

Postcard and message from a French lady in Bailleul

An aftermath of war: Richard Sindell, 20th Btn, AGMP, 1919 Tropical Force

Minister for Defence’s commemorative address, Gallipoli 2007

Unveiling of Pte William Gravell’s headstone in France (photos)

Digger profile: Pte Percy Minehan, 2nd Btn

The grave on the left: L/Cpl JA Launchbury, 25th MC Coy

Maxim machine gun (photo)

Etched in Stone, Part 18

Digger Quiz No. 19, with answers

The 3rd Battalion bugle

John Laffin Travel Prize Presentation