Centenary of the Great War

By David Dial
Updated April 19 2018 - 10:07am, first published April 17 2018 - 10:00pm
PORTRAIT: Members of Newcastle’s 35th Battalion including Sergeant Cecil Howard, a veteran of the first battle of Villers-Bretonneux. Photo: The Digger’s View by Juan Mahony.
PORTRAIT: Members of Newcastle’s 35th Battalion including Sergeant Cecil Howard, a veteran of the first battle of Villers-Bretonneux. Photo: The Digger’s View by Juan Mahony.

Newcastle Morning Herald transcriptions and Hunter Valley enlistment and death details for April 15-21,1918.

AUSTRALIANS SAVE AMIENS

The official correspondent with the Australian Forces telegraphs:  It is now possible to state that Australian divisions were hurried at the beginning of the last week of March to block the German advance on Amiens. They were the Third and Fourth Divisions.

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