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  2. A Digger's Dairy Conducted by "Non-Com.") Musical Memories.

    Dear "Non-Com.,"-My mast musical memory is of the 48th Battalion's relief at Pozieres. We had a rough spin there, and were relieved" by the Scotties After our ...

    Article : 429 words
  3. Army Commissariat.

    "Mark Seven," the author of "A Subaltern on the Somme," has some interesting comments on the army supply system in his splendid book. Considering the ...

    Article : 582 words
  4. "Death of a Hero"

    I wonder how other men react to the descriptions of war as told in war books! Much, of course, depends on how well the tale is told, hut even the worst description ...

    Article : 1,093 words
  5. Personal War Tales.

    Those of our readers who too part in the Great War are invited to send for publication short accounts of happenings with which they themselves were concerned. The tales can be ...

    Article : 75 words
  6. THE WEEK'S BEST YARN.

    Dear "Non-Com.," — The N.C.O. is the backbone of the British Army. The old regular type knew it and insisted on ...

    Article : 367 words
  7. A Lagnicourt Experience.

    Dear "Non-Coin.,"—A good deal has appeared on this subject, but it only gives the infantry side. Even the official account, which you reviewed in the issue of ...

    Article : 706 words
  8. A SALMON DISSECTED.

    Dear, "Non-Com.,"—About September 1918, at Duston War Hospital, Northampton, two other diggers and I were invited to lunch by the neighbouring squire. ...

    Article : 198 words
  9. An Eloquent Memorial.

    In "Good-hye to the Battlefields," Captain H.A.Taylor tells the story of the memorials in Flanders and the great events they stand for. In most cases they ...

    Article : 268 words
  10. Grown and Anchor.

    Dear "Non-Com."—In June, 1916, the transport Kingstonian was carrying its complement of the A.I.F. on the voyage from Egypt-to France. Money was scarce. ...

    Article : 187 words
  11. ALL IN HOT WATER.

    I was returning to the line from Boulogne in the 16 winter. We were all cold and miserable, and the mid-day luncheon of Anzac wafers and bully beef proved ...

    Article : 142 words
  12. "Nerer Judge a Book."

    Dear "Non-Com."—While going to Egypt, on our transport the senior officer of our reinforcements gave a £2/2/ prize to the cleanest and neatest soldier for the voyage. ...

    Article : 262 words
  13. Advertising

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    Advertising : 53 words
  14. Mademoiselle from Armentieres.

    After our first spell in the line, on taking over from the French,in 1916, on the, Arras front, we went to rest bille's at a village called Acq, a few miles behind ...

    Article : 279 words
  15. A BOMBING INTERLUDE.

    During bomb-throwing practice on Perham Downs, a Tommy instructor, subscquent to an outstanding throw, by one of the squad, said to me, "Go on, Aussie; ...

    Article : 91 words
  16. TESTED AND FOUND WANTING.

    Dear "Non:Com.,"—How does this fit in? A shepherd appeared before a tribunal in Yorkshire applying for exemption from ...

    Article : 74 words
  17. On Parade.

    The 32nd Battalion Association will hold the annual reunion dinner at the Soldiers' Institute at 7.30 o'clock on Saturday evening next (July 22). On the following ...

    Article : 62 words
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