Wednesday, 23 December 2015

23rd December 1915


One of the Christmas billies distributed from Melbourne's Alexandria Club, bearing the
image of a kangaroo knocking out a Turkish soldier at Gallipoli - the inscription reads,
"This bit of the world belongs to us! Gallipoli"  20,000 of these billies were distributed
to troops through the WWI theatres of war in late 1915.


Thursday 23rd Dec

It was bitterly cold. I went across to Camp & got some Pay & also an Xmas Billy Can sent by

Miss Bailey
57 Taronga Road
E. Malvern
Victoria














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