Soldiers’ Gingerbread

This article, originally published in the Sunday Times (Sydney), on Sunday 30 September 1917, encouraged it’s readers to “send a good big home-made cake to your soldier at the front or in camp.” Economical and simple to make.

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Soldiers’ Rock Cakes

This article, originally published in the Sunday Times (Sydney), on Sunday 30 September 1917, encouraged it’s readers to “send a good big home-made cake to your soldier at the front or in camp.” Economical and simple to make.

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Soldiers’ Plum Cake (1917)

This article, originally published in the Sunday Times (Sydney), on Sunday 30 September 1917, encouraged it’s readers to “send a good big home-made cake to your soldier at the front or in camp.” Economical and simple to make.

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A Soldier’s Diary of Gallipoli 1915

Black and white photo showing the main supply Depot at Anzac Cove WWI

The writer is a young lawyer of Sydney. He has declined offers of military advancement preferring to serve in the ranks. This diary throws open the day-to-day life of the soldier at Gallipoli. There is something more intimate than is found in a hurried letter inspired by one sensational event. Our young lawyer became sick (one notes the record of his ailments with sympathy), and big things happened while he was away. His Diary was resumed when he returned to the Peninsula. Then come the entries relating to the wonderful evacuation.

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