This blog is a companion to the Database of Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Pte Valentine Legg embarks, 1916

Members of 3 Reinforcements/58 Battalion on the dock before boarding
HMAT Ajana, 8 July 1916
Private Valentine Legg was amongst the reinforcements of 58 Inf Bn which boarded the Ajana on 8 July 1916 en route for the war in France.  In March 1917 Valentine received a head wound from a fragment of high explosive shell. Rod Martin tells his story.

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