Jack Moses dead: Well-known country show identity [13 July 1945]

[Editor: An article about the death of Jack Moses. Published in The Narandera Argus, 13 July 1945.] Jack Moses dead Well-known country show identity Residents of Narandera were sorry to learn of the death of Jack Moses, the well-known show identity, which took place at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital on Tuesday last. He had […]

Creator of Dog on Tucker Box: Jack Moses dead [11 July 1945]

[Editor: An article about the death of Jack Moses. Published in The Argus (Melbourne), 11 July 1945.] Creator of Dog on Tucker Box Jack Moses dead Last of the bush troubadours, Jack Moses, known throughout Australia as the creator of the dog that sat on the tuckerbox nine miles from Gundagai, died yesterday in the […]

The Old Slouch Hat [poem by John Barr, 6 January 1945]

[Editor: A poem by John Barr, regarding the Japanese and the foreshadowed end of the Second World War. Published in The World’s News, 6 January 1945.] The Old Slouch Hat The AIF wants to see Australia represented in the military occupation of Japan. The soldiers want to be in the liberation of their comrades of […]

50 Jap dead for each captive [27 March 1945]

[Editor: An article outlining the problems the Allies faced with the Japanese military’s “No Surrender” creed during World War Two. Published in The Argus, Tuesday 27 March 1945.] 50 Jap dead for each captive From J. B. Davies, Special Correspondent of The Argus in New York The Allies are killing 50 Japanese to every prisoner […]

Worse than infantry [15 November 1945]

[Editor: A medical orderly tells of his experiences in New Guinea during World War Two. Published in The Western Mail, 15 November 1945.] You can always find some blighter worse off than yourself Worse than infantry by A.M. Beck You hear that you’re to “go in” again with an infantry company. You’re a medical orderly, […]