19 Oct 2014

War Report - 19 October

From New Zealand in World War I, 8:53 pm on 19 October 2014

Ena Ryan describes excitement of Main Draft leaving and General Sir Andrew Russell describes the attitude of the men. Newspaper report of some soldiers not letting authorities know of the need to send money to their families.

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: Murray Johnson
Song: Pack Up Your Trouble in Your Old Kit Bag
Composer: n/s
Album: Songs of World war 1    
Label: Go entertainment 557331