From the AIF to the RFC, Stephen Brooks                                                                               3-6

Photo: Members of the 13th FCE, July 1917, relating to page 72 story on John Harley      6

The Schwonberg brothers, Greg Towner                                                                                  7-13

Pte 372 Alexander Rackstraw, 14th Bn, Graeme Hosken, letters found on Trove.        14-19

Body lice, trench fever, and silk underwear , Bill Durrant                                                        20

1917 letter: Pte 5002 Adde Cooper MM, 21 st Bn, found on Trove.                                         21

Diaries of L/Cpl William Lycett, 4 th Fld Amb, Vol II (1916), Part 10, contrib. by Tim Lycett 22-25

The Winter brothers (Walter, George, Henry, Herbert), Stephen Brooks                             26

Dvr 26369 William Howard Waddell, 8 th FAB & 6th Sanitary Section, Graeme Hosken       27-32

Pte 621 Albert ‘Digger’ Evans, Champion AIF boxer, found on Trove                                    33

The Galston War Memorial, NSW, Paul Simadas                                                                      34

They Simply Fade Away (Part 3), Chs 6 -8, Pte 2759A John Williamson, 48 th Bn       35-43

Death of 2nd Lieut Sydney Ford, 9th Bn, found on Trove                                                         43

Capt Ambrose Carmichael, 34 th & 33rd Bns, Bill Durrant                                                 44-45

1916 letter: Pte 1714 William Reid, 56th Bn, found on Trove                                                    45

Pte 2863 Albert Anderson (Hegarty), 48 th Bn, Andrew Pittaway                                    46-47

Cpl 495 William Murphy, 36th Bn & 9th LTMB, Bill Durrant                                            48-49

War diary of Cpl 1175 Joseph Kennedy, 23rd Bn, March 1915-May 1917, sourced by Barry Stevenson, edited by Graeme Hosken                                                                                      50-71

Cpl 1883 John Harley CdG, 5 th LHR & 13th FCE, Harold O’Keeffe                                       72

Anzac spirit unites cultures, Mike Goodwin OAM                                                                73-74


Regular features

Trench Talk and Contact/Membership details                                                                              2

AIF humour: ‘Memories of Digger days’                                                                     19, 21, 25, 32

Etched in Stone, Russell Curley and Jim Corkery                                                                        75


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