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Veterans’ Health Week

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https://harborddiggers.com.au/page/whats-on/veterans-health-week Select the above URL to go direct to the Harbord Diggers Website. Dear sub-Branch members, James Griffin MP, NSW secretary for Veterans Affairs invites you to attend any number of evens listed below and attached during Veterans Health Week held at Harbord Diggers Club, Freshwater https://harborddiggers.com.au/page/whats-on/veterans-health-week The event on Thursday 31st Oct is for […]

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Brief Tale – Joseph Saunders

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A Brief Tale of Private Joseph Saunders – Service no. 164 Joseph Saunders was born 1893 Manly, and lived his short life at 15 Surfers Parade, Freshwater NSW. • Joe Saunders joined the Australian army in 1914 at the age of 21. • He served with the 14th Field Ambulance of the Australian Army Medical Corps. […]

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Brief Tale – Avenues of Honour

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Brief History of Avenues of Honour After World War 1 (1914-1918) our Nation was still grieving the loss of so many young men (60,000), many of whom were without a grave site to visit as their remains were left in faraway European battlefields. In the parks and streets of country towns, villages and suburbs across […]

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Brief Tales – Fred A Reynolds

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Fred A Reynolds    Service number 191. Reynolds was a local boy who love to surf at Freshie and South Steyne. He was a member of the Manly Seagulls Club at South Steyne in 1914 and was credited with saving a number of swimmers lives before he was 20. Fred trained as an Electrical Engineer […]