Saturday 27 March 2010 by Janice Farrer. No comments
Diary of an ANZAC

Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds. 

The burial of a soldier at Old Cairo Cemetery. The burial of a soldier at Old Cairo Cemetery. P00152.017

‘The funeral of our late comrade Pte. E pickles who died at the Mena House hospital, took place from there at 10am, being on duty in camp I could not attend the funeral.’

For the classroom: How might a funeral affect the morale of the troops?