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2/14th Battalion 21st Brigade 25th Brigade 39th Battalion 53rd Battalion 7th Division Abuari Adelaide Alola ambush army Arnold Potts arrived attack August Aust Australian battle beach-head Bisset Blamey bloody Born Brigade Hill Brigadier Potts Cameron Captain Katekar casualties command Company Cooper Corporal crossing December defence Deniki Dougherty Dudley McCarthy east Eather Efogi enemy Eora Creek fighting fire forward Gona grenades ground Guinea Force Horii interview Isurava Japanese Japs July jungle Kienzle Killed in action Koitaki Kokoda Trail Kumusi kunai Lieutenant Lieutenant-Colonel loribaiwa machine-gun Major Major-General March Maroubra Force Menari military militia Milne Bay mission morning mortar move Myola native Nauro night November officers Oivi ordered Owen Stanley Campaign Owen Stanley Range patrol platoon Port Moresby posts Potts's Rabaul Ralph Honner reinforcement Ridge right flank Rowell Sanananda September Sergeant soldier stretcher supply Symington Templeton track troops village withdrawal wounded yards
Page ix - This story shall the good man teach his son, And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by From this day to the ending of the world But we in it shall be remembered.
Page 246 - Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die, Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred.
Page viii - To-morrow is Saint Crispian : " Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars, And say, " These wounds I had on Crispin's day." Old men forget: yet all shall be forgot, But he'll remember with advantages What feats he did that day. Then shall our names, Familiar in...
Page viii - This day is call'd the feast of Crispian. He that outlives this day, and comes safe home, Will stand a tip-toe when this day is named, And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He that shall live this day, and see old age, Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours, And say, "To-morrow is Saint Crispian." Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars, And say "These wounds I had on Crispin's day.
Page viii - And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He, that shall live this day, and see old age, Will yearly on the vigil feast his friends, And say — to-morrow is Saint Crispian : Then will he strip his sleeve, and show his scars, And say, these wounds I had on Crispin's day.
Page 4 - It is my melancholy duty to inform you officially that, in consequence of a persistence by Germany in her invasion of Poland, Great Britain has declared war upon her, and that, as a result, Australia is also at war.
Page ix - ... for its commemoration. For heroes have the whole earth for their tomb; and in lands far from their own, where the column with its epitaph declares it, there is enshrined in every breast a record unwritten with no tablet to preserve it, except that of the heart.
Page ix - For this offering of their lives, made in common by them all, they, each of them individually, received that renown which never grows old, and, for a sepulcher, not so much that in which their bones have been deposited, but that noblest of shrines wherein their glory is laid up to be eternally remembered upon every occasion on which deed or story shall call for its commemoration.
Page 213 - Operations reports show that progress on the trail is NOT repeat NOT satisfactory. The tactical handling of our troops in my opinion is faulty. With forces superior to the enemy we are bringing to bear in actual combat only a small fraction of available strength enabling the enemy at the point of actual combat to oppose us with apparently comparable forces.
Page x - They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.
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