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

Monday, December 31, 2012

Underage and Over There

Troops of the 57 Inf Bn waiting to board the Demosthenes on 17 July 1915.
Amongst the men on the dock at Port Melbourne that day was the  underage Private Alfred Newell of Kensington, whose youth may have been a factor in his poor service record.  

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