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Thursday, 27 June 2002
New South Wales Imperial Bushmen, War Diary, 27 June 1900 Topic: BW - NSW - NSWIB
New South Wales Imperial Bushmen
War Diary, 27 June 1900
The information contained in this report indicates that the early enthusiasm to march off to war was being warn down by the reality of dreary marches, poor rations, sleeping in the open in very cold places.
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