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  2. Personal War Tales.

    Those of our reeders who took 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 : 73 words
  3. King Neptune Ahoy!

    In "Pip's-Paper." awell-printed journal edited by Lionel Hartl and published on board the troopship Pakeha at sea thereis an account of King Neptune's visit which ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 603 words
  4. A Diggers Diary (Conducted by "Non-Com" Musical Memories.

    Dear "Non-Com,,"—My most musical var-time memory! Well, they were varied. The Light Horse bugles at Tel-elKebir in the early dawn, their lilting ...

    Article : 525 words
  5. What About Night Bombing?

    Dear "Non-Com "—"Enima Gee" raises an interesting question. My experience was confined to France and machine-gun fire, artillery, and minnies" came my way on ...

    Article : 428 words

    In January,. 1916. we were holding the line in front of Armentieres, and one morning at stand-to an artillery observation officer, a signaller and myself had ...

    Article : 269 words
  7. Nerves and the Front Line.

    Before the Great War the general impression seemed to be that the most nerve wraeking period of a soldier's ser viee would be his first time under fire ...

    Article : 509 words

    Cooks in the A.I.F. were. as a rule, exempt from parades. The officers' cook in a light horse camp on the burning plains of Egypt took it for granted that he was ...

    Article : 230 words
  9. The Order of the Bath.

    Thinking back, one marvels at the things we got accustomed to and treated as natural consequences of the period. To some of us the simple trifling, unimportant ...

    Article : 224 words
  10. More About Lagnicourt.

    Dear "Non-Com."—Re Lagnicourt affair April 14 and 15, 1917,-The Jastman to be taken prisoner from. Lieutenant Pope's outpost is hanging out at the ...

    Article : 240 words
  11. Eight O'Clock Finis!

    "A notable figure of war-time years Was Mademoiselle from Avmentieres." Just before dusk one evening my mate and I cut adrift from the billets. Our ...

    Article : 462 words
  12. "JOAN OF ARC."

    After being formed in Egypt, the 48th Battalion was finishing training on the Suez Canal. Leane was the battalion's most common name, Hiere being Colonel Leane, ...

    Article : 159 words
  13. Strawberry Time.

    The strawberries were ripe when we were at Le Havre and there was a bonzer thick c[?]ster of them over the big stone wall at the back of our billet. ...

    Article : 199 words
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    Advertising : 41 words

    The few years preceding the war I spent abroad, and so, through lack of use, got out of thebabit of swearing. Within a few days of my return to England I joined a umt ...

    Article : 179 words
  16. On Parade.

    Colonel A. G. N. Olden gave a fine address to the Press sub-branch last week on the Sons of Soldiers League He pointed out the difficulties that confronted ...

    Article : 265 words
  17. Progeny of the Lone Pine.

    When Mr. K. McDowell: of the 23rd Battalion, was leaving the Gallipoli Peninsula he brought with him a cone taken from Hie original Lone Pine. Thirteen ...

    Article : 125 words
  18. "FOWL" BUT TRUE.

    Dear "Non-Com"—Recent stories about the Aussie prowess in finding poultry for the pot remind me of an experience I had whilst in billets near Airas in carly 1917. ...

    Article : 138 words
  19. To Correspondents.

    "744.3rd Londons"' (Moonyoonooka, via Geraldton).—Good idea! Will start them in due course. "398" (Wagin).—"Maoris on Anzac" ...

    Article : 88 words

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