Friday 2 December 2011 by Dianne Rutherford. 2 comments
My name's Sean Limn, and I've been doing work experience at the War Memorial for the past week. One of my tasks whilst at the Memorial was to research a collection item, a piece of an old tent found at Gallipoli in 1919. The tent piece was found at Rest Gully, and is from a hospital tent left during the evacuation in December 1915. The tent was left behind as part of the ruse to prevent the Turks from realising that an evacuation was …
Monday 25 July 2011 by Carlie Walker.
Bryant’s Diary: Friday 25th July 1941 A patient arrived from the 64th General Hospital (English) to share my room... Another convoy arrived from Tobruk in the afternoon. There were a lot of walking cases. Cosgriff’s Diary: Friday 25th July 1941 Arose at 6:30 and Crouch drove me in for Mass. He thought this was like a hotel. Missa pro Defunctis [Mass for the Dead]. Casualties from 32nd who failed to get prisoners... But …
Monday 11 July 2011 by Carlie Walker. 1 comments
Bryant’s Diary: Friday 11th July 1941 I can get around on my own now. I feel a bit shaky, but I’m getting stronger. A convoy of wounded arrived from Tobruk during the night. Cosgriff’s Diary: Friday 11th July 1941 Mosquitoes have me beat – worse than bombers. Missa Tempore Belli [Mass in Time of War]. Few casualties this morning from line change over 17th/32nd...To beach after lunch – two clients only – Dick Ley …