Dungarees recruiting march

Dungarees recruitment march passing through Ipswich en route to Brisbane, 29 November 1915.  C302746


One of the recruiting marches organised in New South Wales and Queensland during 1915 and 1916.

Route: Warwick, Queensland - Brisbane (via Toowoomba, Laidley and Ipswich).

The only one of these marches in a state other than New South Wales.

Names of marchers were reported in the local newspapers as they joined the march.

A commemorative re-enactment march took place in 1998 with 28 volunteers leaving Warwick on 13 April and arriving in Brisbane to participate in the Anzac Day march.

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