By Allison Paterson
It is April 27, 1918, Jim’s brother writes from the battlefields of France. of 5 brothers serving at the Western entrance, 3 have given their lives; one other has been hospitalised. Six agonising months of brutal battle have been but to be endured…
The nice warfare used to be a mindless tragedy. Its lengthy shadow darkened the 4 corners of the realm. In Mologa, Victoria, as soon as a bustling group, stands a lonely stone memorial. Etched in the granite are the names of the Marlow brothers and their associates; a testomony to boring those that grew to become heroes.
Anzac Sons consists from a set of over letters and postcards written via the brothers who served, 4 within the thirty eighth Battalion and one other within the 2d mild Trench Mortar Battery. From the learning grounds of Victoria, Egypt and England, to the Western entrance battlefields - Pozieres, Bullecourt, Messines, Menin street, Passchendaele, Villers-Bretonneux and the village battles of 1918 – this compelling actual tale was once compiled via the granddaughter of a surviving brother. She takes us on her trip as she walks within the footsteps of her ancestors.
This is a narrative of mateship, bravery and sacrifice; it's a heartbreaking account of a family members torn aside by means of conflict. it's a pledge to by no means forget.
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