The Bulletin

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The Bulletin

Reading experience
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Evidence

‘Papers were what we needed most, and we got very few indeed of these. I wrote home once that I was fortunate in having a paper to read that had been wrapped round greasy bacon. This was a positive fact. We were up the gulley at the advance dressing station, and a machine gun was playing right down the position. Four men were killed and six wounded right in front of us, so that it was not prudent to leave until night fell. It was then that reading matter became so necessary. The paper was the “Sydney Morning Herald” and contained an advertisement stating that there was a vacancy for two boarders at Katoomba; I was an applicant for the vacancy. “The Bulletin” was a Godsend when it arrived, as was “Punch”. Norman Morris occasionally got files of the “Newcastle Morning Herald”, which he would hand on to us, as there were a lot of men from the Newcastle district in the Ambulance.’

Source

Five Months At Anzac: A Narrative of Personal Experiences of the Officer Commanding the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force

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Born in 2016

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Five Months At Anzac: A Narrative of Personal Experiences of the Officer Commanding the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/91584
Accessed on 2019/11/21 10:28:26

Related place
Turkey
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The Bulletin

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-29064

Evidence

‘Papers were what we needed most, and we got very few indeed of these. I wrote home once that I was fortunate in having a paper to read that had been wrapped round greasy bacon. This was a positive fact. We were up the gulley at the advance dressing station, and a machine gun was playing right down the position. Four men were killed and six wounded right in front of us, so that it was not prudent to leave until night fell. It was then that reading matter became so necessary. The paper was the “Sydney Morning Herald” and contained an advertisement stating that there was a vacancy for two boarders at Katoomba; I was an applicant for the vacancy. “The Bulletin” was a Godsend when it arrived, as was “Punch”. Norman Morris occasionally got files of the “Newcastle Morning Herald”, which he would hand on to us, as there were a lot of men from the Newcastle district in the Ambulance.’

Source

Five Months At Anzac: A Narrative of Personal Experiences of the Officer Commanding the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force

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Born in 2016

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How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Five Months At Anzac: A Narrative of Personal Experiences of the Officer Commanding the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/91584
Accessed on 2019/11/21 10:28:26

Related place
Turkey
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