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

Monday, January 30, 2017

Essendon Ambulances for the War Effort

Marilyn Kenny has done a wonderful job of teasing out the story of the fundraising efforts by the local community to provide ambulances for the war effort.  The result was a rather mixed.  The ambulances were lost for a time until Maurice Blackburn drew the attention of the public to their whereabouts.  How embarrassing!  Read the full story of the Essendon Red Cross Ambulances.

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