28 Jan 2017

Tim Thorpe

From Saturday Morning, 8:40 am on 28 January 2017
Tim Thorpe and his great uncle William Mccaw

Tim Thorpe and his great uncle William Mccaw Photo: Supplied

Upper Hutt-based Tim Thorpe has been tweeting daily extracts from his great uncle's diary 100 years to the day since he started taking part in WW1.

His uncle, Corporate William McCaw, saw action in Samoa, Egypt, Gallipoli, Belgium and France and his diary was written on the front lines of battle. He survived the Great War, two of his brothers died.

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