17 Aug 2014

War Report - August 17

From New Zealand in World War I, 8:53 pm on 17 August 2014

Leonard Leary describes joining up and going to Samoa, CAL Treadwell on the keenness of the officer training units. Sidney Jones on embarking for Samoa. Extracts from contemporary newspapers.

Music extracts:

Artist: John McCormack
Song: There's a Long Long Trail A Winding
Composer: King/Elliott
Album: Oh, It's a Lovely War Vol 2
Label: CD41 486309

Artist: Walter Jeffries
Song: Oh, It's a Lovely War
Composer: Baker
Album: Oh, It's a Lovely War Vol 1
Label: CD41 486286.