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DIGGER 47 Contents


 New Patron-in-Chief for FFFAIF

History, high ranks and the 40th Bn of 1918 at Heilly Cemetery, Brett Arnfield

Death of Major James McManamey 19th Bn, John Mulford

Memoirs of Corporal Eric Churches, 17th Bn, Part 4, Eric Churches (courtesy Peter Benson)

Code for cables, Graeme Hosken

Bud the Monkey: The lamb that got too fat, Lin MacDonald (courtesy of Russell Curley)

The Coronation Cadets, Sue Tongue

Coming home: Bert Bishop, 55th Bn, and George Mitchell, 48th Bn, courtesy Sean McManus

Lieutenant Charles Manning, AN&MEF/24th Bn, Greg Knight

The Pearce brothers, Stephen Brooks

Football team identified, Graeme Hosken with Stephen Brooks and Paul Stenhouse

The Turner and Benham brothers, Stephen Ager CSM

A visit to the Western Front, Louise Coman

Provos and swords, Trevor Munro

The APM, ‘Centurion’, courtesy Ray Black

Lieutenant John Lee, 24th and 21st Bns, Margo Piggott

Message to the Third Division, November 1916, John Monash

Narrative by Cpl Len Jones, 3rd Bn, Part 9, Len Jones (courtesy the Mannells)

Homeward bound, Cpl Arthur Kelly, 5th FAB, courtesy Ray Black

Private Bert Vandenbergh, 3rd Bn, Judith Green

Poppy tile released, courtesy Graham Hutchinson

Private Cecil Smyth, 17th Bn, Greg Smyth

Anzac uniforms, AAP, SBS News article

Private Robert Holl, 3rd Bn/1st MG Coy, Graeme Hosken

Interview with Marc le Moal, Graeme Hosken

Lieutenant Alan Maney-Lake, 7th LHR, Trevor Munro

Lance Corporal John Carroll VC, 33rd Bn, Andrew Pittaway

Photo taken at Strazeele 1918, courtesy Sean McManus

Privates Amor Mundy, 1st Bn, and George Mundy, 3rd Bn, ‘The Advertiser’, Barrie Brewer

Extract from ‘Snowy to the Somme’, Tim Cook

‘Digger’ (poem), unknown author, courtesy Ray Black

Private William Irwin DCM, 33rd Bn, Rod Carpenter

Corporal William Ryan, 31st Bn, courtesy Geoffrey Benn

‘The Eleventh Hour’ (poem), Lieutenant FS Tall, 6th (Army) FAB, courtesy Ray Black