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  2. Sgt. "Paddy" Wilson's Grave.

    Referring to a paragraph in a recent issue of "The Western Mail" in which I stated that at the 16th Battalion reunion a digger had handed me a little snap of the ...

    Article : 193 words
  3. Personal War Tales.

    Those of our readers 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 : 74 words

    The annual meeting of the Harvey subbranch of the R.S.L. was held on October 29. Mr. G. Palmer was elected president, Mr. B. M. Lofthouse senior vice-president, ...

    Article : 819 words
  5. A Digger's Diary

    There is a marked revival of sentiment among the ex-service men in Western Australia, and sub-branches of the Returned Soldiers' League and unit associations are displaying more interest in their affairs than ever before. The foundation on which these organisations are built is comradeship, and the old ...

    Article : 428 words

    In the February of that eventful year, 1918—eventful? Aye, listen! We had our waggon lines at ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 279 words
  7. "Queensland Black Watch."

    Readers of this page will remember a recent item from N.S.W. "Reveille," stating that only one full-blooded aborigine served in the A.I.F. It was followed by another ...

    Article : 165 words
  8. An Interrupted Reverie.

    It was a bright sunny day in Flanders in 1918. As he stood drinking in the beauty of the verdant countryside flooded in golden sunlight, his mind wandered ...

    Article : 129 words
  9. R.S.L. Activities.

    The minutes of the fortnightly meetings of the State executive of the R.S.L. will be regularly published in "The Western ...

    Article : 76 words

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 195 words
  11. A Heavy Death Roll.

    Mention has been made on various occasions in this column of heavy casualties suffered by units in certain actions or battles in the Great War. I was reading ...

    Article : 718 words
  12. A Medium.

    "You're one of these new-fangled— spiritualists, I suppose," snarled the exasperated sergeant to a particularly dull rookie. ...

    Article : 36 words
  13. LIKELY!

    During the advance on Gaza, through the Sinai desert, all Lewis guns, etc., were transported on pack mules. The mules were tethered to a picket line every ...

    Article : 146 words
  14. A Typical Diggerism.

    Even in his distress the Aussie can't help being funny. Last weet a country digger who had been assisted by the trustees of the R.S.L. Amelioration fund ...

    Article : 117 words
  15. "ROUGH AS BAGS."

    "Roughy" O'Reilly's nickname fitted him like a glove. He was rough in his methods of fighting, whether with fists or with bayonet. He was rough in his gait ...

    Article : 153 words
  16. On Parade.

    The section's prize dope was trying to put the hard word on the quarter bloke for a tin of butter. "But I gave you a large tin of butter the day before yesterday," ...

    Article : 245 words
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    Advertising : 70 words

    Scene: Rouen railway station in 1915. A train carrying ammunition park details for Gallipoli—the Suvla stunt—was resting for breakfast when some tall Yanks ...

    Article : 137 words
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    Advertising : 73 words

    Among a load of wouded brought to Alexandria were several Turks. Somehow their records had not been taken on Anzae Beach and there was no one on ...

    Article : 107 words
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    London newspapers reported last week that negotiations for the sale of the White Star Line, Ltd., to the Cunard Steamship Co., had broken down, but that fresh ...

    Article : 42 words



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