14 Sep 2014

War Report - 14 September

From New Zealand in World War I, 8:53 pm on 14 September 2014

FMB Fisher describes the assurance from the admiralty that it was safe for the troopships to leave Wellington and the reaction of other politicians. Alfred Mazengarb describes the ships leaving and his own ship being held back and learning from MP Charles Statham and FMB Fisher that the sailings were cancelled. Fisher tells his story of the recall.

Music extracts:

Artist: Stanley Kirby
Song: We Didn't Want to Fight
Album: Oh, It's a Lovely War Vol 2
Label: CD41 486309