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Officers of the 52nd Battalion, Andrea Gerrard

Trench Talk and Contact/Membership details

Corporal Robert Pittendrigh, ‘Molong Express’

Lance Corporal Arthur Hall MM & 2 Bars, 5th Bn, Graeme Hosken

Gallipoli diary of Private 533 Frederick Heatley Symonds, 5th Bn, Heather Ford

Private Ernest Worth, 27th Bn: the shortest man in the AIF? Andrew Pittaway

The cost of the Great War to Euroa, Victoria, Steve Ager

Corporal Dugald Macpherson, ‘Molong Express’

Trooper Dennis Mychael, 1st LHR, Harry Willey

DIGGER Quiz No. 43: Australian VCs of WWI

Private Valentine Rochfort, 9th Field Amb (and brothers, Frank and Joe), Michael Rochfort

Alfred Samuels (54th Bn) and Robert Samuels (54th Bn, APC, 1st Bn), Graeme Hosken

RSM John Raitt MM, CdeG, 17th Bn, Trevor Munro

Private Alfred Vandenbergh, 6th LHR, 14th FAB, Judith Green

‘Bud the Monkey’ extract: Dogs assorted – Miss, Lin McDonald (courtesy Russell Curley)

Lieutenant James Wilson, 52nd Bn, Yves Fohlen

Rail accidents in the AIF, Trevor Munro

Lance Corporal Marshall Way, 16th Bn, Jenny Chapman

Narrative by Corporal Len Jones, 3rd Bn, Part 5, Len Jones (courtesy Phillip Mannell)

Erle Boyd, RAN, Greg Swinden

Memento of Private William Cammack, 9th Bn, Peter Roberts

Chickerell’s First World War Australians (UK marriages), George Lanning

Private Ernest Merriman, ‘Molong Express’

Aboriginal enlistments: Richard Martin and Albert Tripcony, Col Sutcliffe

Gunner Roy Dean, 36th HAG, ‘Molong Express’

The reason for Fromelles, CEW Bean (courtesy Alan Kitchen)

Two AIF VCs and their graves: John Dwyer and Joergen Jensen, Tim Reynolds

Etched in Stone

‘Willaura’s Finest’ released; Photos of memorials in Victoria, Graeme Hosken

Answers to DIGGER Quiz No. 43