Men from Snowy River recruiting march

Route: Delegate, Craigie, Mila, Bombala, Bibbenluke, Holt’s Flat, Nimitybelle (Nimmitabel), Summer Hill, Rock’s Flat, Cooma, Bunyan, Umeralla, Billylingera, Bredbo, Colinton, Michelago, Williamsdale, Queanbeyan, Bungendore, Deep Creek, Tarago, Inveralochy, Tiranna, Goulburn.

The marcher Ernest Albert Corey would go on to receive the Military Medal with 3 bars, the only soldier to do so. He joined the march at Cooma and returned there after the war.

The recruiting march (actually mostly by car and truck) was repeated early in the Second World War. There were re-enactments of the original march in 1988 and 2006.

The Men from Snowy River banner. C158206

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