Rats of Tobruk: Remembrance Day Service [7 April 1949]

[Editor: An article about the Australian and British defenders of Tobruk (Libya) during the Second World War. Published in The Townsville Daily Bulletin, 7 April 1949.] Rats of Tobruk Remembrance Day Service (Contributed) A day truly of remembrance is Sunday, April 10, for on this day in the year 1941, the mighty armies of Germany […]

The late Cpl. Roberts: Poem to his children [article and poem, 25 November 1941]

[Editor: Published in The Braidwood Review and District Advocate, 25 November 1941.] The late Cpl. Roberts Poem to his children Details contained in a letter from Vic Young to his parents in Braidwood describe how the late “Barney” Roberts died in the fighting at Tobruk. The dead soldier’s last letter to his wife told of […]