Wednesday 14 October 2009 by Dianne Rutherford. 7 comments.
Collection Heraldry, Collecting, Casualties, 16 Battalion

In January 1919 tattered pieces of uniform were found lying among the bones of the men of the 16th Battalion, who were killed trying to advance at the Bloody Angle on 2 May 1915. These items were recovered by Lieutenant William Hopkin James, who headed a small party to Gallipoli for the Australian War Records Section (the precursor to the Australian War Memorial).

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