21 Sep 2014

War Report - 21 September

From New Zealand in World War I, 8:53 pm on 21 September 2014

Clive Drummond tells of the wireless message from Australia which brought the New Zealand troopships back to await an escort. FMB Fisher recalls the reaction of Prime Minister Massey to the telegram and Alfred Mazengarb remembers as a soldier the to-ing and fro-ing as the new embarkation date came around.

Music extracts:

Artist: Peter Dawson
Song: Boys of the Old Brigade (McGuigan)
Album: Oh, It's A Lovely War Vol 2 (CD 41 486309)