3 May 2015

War Report - 3 May 2015

From New Zealand in World War I, 8:53 pm on 3 May 2015

Memories of landing at Gallipoli and the early fighting from "Bob" and Bill and Laurie Smith. A newspaper report from 3 May naming just three New Zealand casualties. The real number would be known as the long casualty lists started a few weeks later.

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: Alfred Lester
Song: Good-Bye-Ee
Composer: Weston Lee
Album: Sounds of World War 1
Label: Goentertainment 557331