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El Arish North Queensland

Places, Faces and Events of an Historical Soldier Settlement town

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Blog posts : "returned soldiers"

Lost a Leg - Digger's Story

December 20, 1921

A Settler's Point of View - 1921

July 18, 1921

MARIA CREEK.   written for  For the "Post" and "Herald"

When on my way to the usual frolic at Cairns on Saturday nights (the cinema), I chanced the other week to meet one of my one-time Non-Com. mates in the A.I.F., and was as pleased as he at the meeting. Over a "here's luck" we exchanged views …

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Light Horse in Action

October 31, 1916
A lance-corporal in the First Australian Light Horse Brigade, which played  such a brilliant part in the recent fighting in Egypt against the 'Turks, writes to his father in Sydney as follows (says the "Daily Telegaph"); -  
"At Romani we gave the Turks one of the biggest hidings they over got. W…

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