8 Feb 2015

War Report - 8 February 2015

From New Zealand in World War I, 8:53 pm on 8 February 2015

From C A L Treadwell's memories of New Zealand troops in Egypt and VD and the Wazzir incident. His description of reinforcements marching over the Rimutakas to Trentham. Jack Mullins recalls inter-platoon rugby.

Music extracts:

Artist: John McCormack
Song: There’s a Long Long Trail A Winding
Album: Oh, It’s a Lovely War Vol 2
Label: CD41 486309

Artist: Murray Johnson
Song: Pack of Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag
Album: Songs of World War One
Label: Goentertainment 557331        

Artist: Morton Harvey
Song: I Didn’t Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier
Album: Songs of World War One
Label: Goentertainment 557331