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Footballer to Fight 21 Stoner [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 October 1941
Footballer to Fight 21 Stoner Ray Stehr, international Rugby League footballer, and ex-policeman, will fight the unbeaten giant heavy weight Les McNabb, at the Leich- hardt Stadium (Sydney) to-night. So far- McNabb has knocked out every one of his. opponents and is therefore- finding it difficult to 'be matched. To-night's fight is creating unusual interest in Sydney, but it. is not thought that Stehr will have a chance of stopping McNabb's run.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 October 1941
NOTICES. BIRTH GOY—Darwin, 29/10/41, to Padre and Mrs. C. T. F. Goy—a daughter, Marian. At Lost Lagoon, 620 Kodak Volenda Camera lost in leather case. Finder will be paid price of camera when new (£7/10/-) on returning it to Camp Com- mandant, Larrakeyah. (Tel.: Larr. 80.) Cpl. K. Cottrell Dormer, H.Q., 7 M.D. Experienced Clerk, 18-31 years. An excellent opportunity exists for a young man to continue his commercial train- ing. Advancement for suitable person. Application to be submitted in writing to Staff Officer, Australian Defence, Can- teens Service, Larrakeyah Barracks.
Casualty List VICTORIA OVERSEAS Previously Reported Missing now Reported Killed in Action. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 October 1941
Casualty List VICTORIA OVERSEAS Previously Reported Missing now Reported Killed in Action. Cameron, Pte, J. " (VX3824), Inf., St. Kilda. 'Malcolm, Sgt. L. W. (VX30925), Sigs., Prahran. , Previously .Reported Killed in Action, now -Reported Prisoner -of War -Stuart,- 1 S Pte. C.-Hi- (VX421'37), Inf., 'W. Coburg. Previously Reported Missing, now Rep rted Prisoner of War Bridges, Pte.' R. J. (VX24483), Inf., Richmond. Fowles, Pte. C. (VX11639), Inf., St. Kilda. Mundy, Gnr. R.. F. (VX38509), 'Arty., Lima South. Rickard, Pte. J. W. (VX16307), Inf., Croydon. Rowan, Cpl. W. (VX13587), Inf.,'Walpeup. 'Steele, Pte. J. W., (VX17808), snI. Car negie. Vaughan, Pte. A. J. (VX39113), Supp. & Tpt., Collingwood. Previously =Reported Missing, believed Prisone', now Reported' Prisoner of War Dunn, Gnr. J. (VX795), Arty., S: Mel bourne. AUSTRALIA Died of Illness Story, Lt,-Col. C..B. (V85778), H.Q. Unit, E. St. Kilda. OVERSEAS Died of Injuries Accidentally Received Kelton, Gnr. L. H. (VX13408)...
Another V.C. Awarded To West Australian THIRD TO RECEIVE HONOR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 October 1941
Another V.C. Awarded To West Australian THIRD TO RECEIVE HONOR The Prime Minister (Mr. Curtin) announced yesterday that the Victoria Cross had been awarded to Pte. J. H. Gordon, of West Aus- tralia (a: member of the 2-31st Battalion), for conspicuous gallantry int the Syrian campaign last July. Gordon received the V.C. award for his magnificent single-handed attack on an enemy machine-gun post. The attack demoralised the enemy. Gordon was a member of an Aus- tralian Force at Greenhill, 4o miles. west of Damascus. When approach- ing their objective the Australian Force came under heavy fire from an enemy machine-gun post. &nbsp; Several casualties were caused and their advance held up. Gordon acting on his own initia- tive, crept forward, over an area heavily covered by machine-gun and grenade fire, and successfully ap- proached the hostile strongpost. Completely disregarding his &nbsp; own personal danger, Gordon charged the nest from the front, killing all four mach...
LOST CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 October 1941
LOST CHILD. Melbourne, Saturday.—Searchers who are combing the hills about Yarra Junction for Betty Goodwin, 8, who has been lost in the bush since Monday afternoon, were given renewed hope to-day when they found one of the child's shoes not far from where last seen.
MORPHETVILLE RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
11IORPHETVILLE RESULTS MAIDEN BRUSH HURDLE (1 mile 5 furs.).-Saluda, 9.8 (Ryan) 1, Simond, 9.7 (Kenny) 2, Lascavalve, 9.9 (Power) 3. Betting: 5/2, 3/1, 6/1. Tote: Win, £4/12/-; Place, £1/12/-, £1/10/-, £2/4/-. R. F. MOORE HANDICAP (5 furs.) Athol Jane. 8.2 (Medhurst) 1, Watwood, 7.7 (Leesue) 2, Dreamland, 7.6 (Elder) 3. Betting: 2/1. 9/4. 13/2. Tote: Win, £3/2/-; Place, £1/16/-, £2. NOVEMBER HANDICAP (1!s miles). Brazen King, 8.4 (Carling) 1, Kilogram, 7.11 (Badger) 2,-Silver Dash, 7.8 (Elder) 3. Betting: 7/4, 4/1, 14/1. Tote: Win, £2/2/-; Place, £1/12/-, £2/10/-. WELTER MILE.-Fordyce, 7.10 (Bourke) i, Shalah, 7.8 (Medhurst) 2, Mooringa Lad, 8.0 (Carling) 3. Betting: 10/1, 8/1, 4/1. Tote: Win, £12/4/-; Place, £4/2/-, £2/18/-, £1/14/-. WOOLMIT HANDICAP, 1st Div. (6 furs.).-Turf Prince, 7.3 (Carling) 1, Fildesmic, '8.0 (Ryan) 2, By Goom, 7.6 (Leesue) 3. Betting: 6/1, Evens, 6/1. Tote: Win, £8/10/-; Place, £1/18/-, £1/4/-, £1/8/-. WOOLMIT HANDICAP, 2nd Div. Denny Shingle, 9.0 (Medhurst...
RESIGNS WORLD'S TITLE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
R.. ESIGNS WORLD'S TITLE Billy Soose has officially" resigned 'his world's wYvlterwivght boxing title, in order to. challenge the winner, of the light heavyweight bout between Gus Lesnevich ' andd' Tony ' Murlella; ' which takda place .'this month,. As. Tony Gale and Georgie Abrams are. the logical suc cessors to Soose, they will fight for' the title.
The PRUDENTIAL Assurance Co. Ltd. (Incorporated in England) Assets Increase by £10,000,000 to £364,000,000 93% of Funds in British Empire [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
The PRUDENTIAL Assurance Co. Ltd. (Incorporated in England) * . Assets Increase by £10,000,000 to £364,000,000 93 % of Funds in British Empire A NATIONAL INSTITUTION RENDERING A NATIONAL SERVICE-this is the impression gained from a perusal of the 92nd Annual Report of the PRUDENTIAL Assurance Company for the Year 1940. .As the largest Insurance Company in the British Commonwealth of Nations, this vast organisation. forms a vital part of the Empire's Social and Economic life, and it is in the light of this that the Annual Accounts of the Company are always awaited with interest by financial circles everywhere. - Martin Place. "The Heart ot Sydney." showing the Head Omce Building of The Prudential Assurance Company, Limited. IThe Impact of wartime conditions ont the Prudential Company is revealed by the' figures and by the. facts set out in tihe Statement by ,the Chairman of the ,Company,' Sir Edgar, Horne, Bart. Con siderng it a national duty, to contribute i;to .the I:fullest. degre...
FLEMINGTON [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
FLEMING TON TOTE' (5/-) RACE PLACED HORSES, RIDERS S.P. WIN PLACE £. s. d. £ s. d. -WAKEFUL KELOS, 8.4 (Heather) 25/1 5 13 6 1 4 0 · STAKES Wheat Sheaf, 8.9 '(Breasley) 5/2 0 7 0 (1 mile) Two's Company, 8.4 (McCarten) 10/9 on - 0 6 0 MARIBYRNONG HESIONE, 8,7 (ltinro) 5/2 on 0 7 0 0 5 6 PLATE . Home James, 8.10 (Purtell) 10/1 - 0 12 6 1 (5 fiirs.) Bayard, 8.10 (Badger) 33/1 - 0 19 0 L. K. S.. BEAU VITE, 9.3 (Munro) 6/4 on 0 7 6 No place 5MacKINNON El 'Golea, 9.3 (Creighton) 7/1 - - I STAKES (14 in.) Lucrative, 9.0 (McCarten) 9/2 - - 'VICTORIA' SKIPTON, 8.10 (Creighton) 6/11 .1 16 6 0 13 0 I DERBY Laureate,: 8.10 " (McCarten) 11/8 (1% miles) High Road, 8.10 (Breasley) 15/1 - 1 15 0 CANTALA BURRABIL, 8.1 (Phillips) 20/1 8 7 0 1 17 6G STAKES SN Rd?vela, 9,7 (Munro) 7/2 - 0 12 0 (1 mlil'e) Evergreen, 8.4 (Cook) 3/1 - 0 9 6 : HOTIHAM SON OF AUROUS, 7.10 (Olsen) 7/1 2 4 0 0 13 0 HANDICAP Yodvara, 7.7 (Gilmnore). , 11/2 0 10 0 (lmnlle 5 furs.) . Triggerman, 7.10 (Thompson) . 4/1 - 0 9 0 . ....
Government May Take Over Glen Davis Oil Plant [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
Government May T ake Over Glen Davis Oil Plant There is a distinct possibility that the Government will take over Glen Davis shale oil plant. Provisions of the National Security Act would enable the Gov ernment to take complete control of the plant as a wartime necessity. ,The. Supply Minister (Mr. Beas ley), shid in Canberra yesterday, that. production of shale oil at Glen Davis (N.S.W.) was only a fraction of that .expected. ' "The low, rate of production is most .disappointing," Mr. Beasley added.e. "Tiie Prime Minister (Mr. Curtin) has informed the New South Wales .Premier (Mr. McKell) of the facts, so that both the Federal and the New South Wales Governments can make a thorough survey of the position." Mr. leasley said that th, company operating at Glen Davis--the Nat ional Oil Pty., Ltd.-was fcarmed in r937. The Commonwealth has put £750,ooo into the venture and has guaranteed a bank overdraft of £250,ooo. The N.S.\V. Government has put up £166,ooo. The position at the moment ...
WEST AUSTRALIAN TURF CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
WEST AUSTRALIAN TURF CLUB PICANNINY HANDICAP . (5 furs.). Skyrq, 9.0' (Trefforle) 1,, .Starry, 7.13 (Tulloh)}. 2, Plume, 7,9 (Myers)" 3. Bet ting:* 7/4, 4/1, 20/1. Dividends:. Win, 7/-; Place, 5/-, 7/-, 25/-. TAMICLiN HANDICAP.. (5. furs.)-Rio James, 8.0 (Wright) 1, Jean Janes, 7.9 (Banks) 2, Earl Mona, 7.13 (Marshall) 3. Betting: 6/4, 8/1, 12/1. Dividends: Win, 15/-;! Place, 8/-, 13/-, 12/-, COLONEL F REEVES HANDICAP (1¼, miles).-Meadow.. Line, 7.3' (Banks) 1, Dollar, Bill, 8.12 (Tulloh) 2, Temple Chief, 7.12 (L.B. Browne) 3. Betting: 4/1, 7/2; 7/2. Dividends.: Win, 25/-; Place, 9/-; 9/-, .7/-. COTTESLOE .HANDICAP. (6 furs.). Ruby, 8.1. (Tulloh) 1, jSmlthie, 7.0 (Brown) 2, Skylark. 9.6 (Parnhamn 3. Betting:. 5/4, 20/1,'9/2.' Dividends: Win, 11/-;. Place,: 8/-, .34/-, 9/-. BUSSELTON HANDICAP (1 mile). Swipe, ..7.6. (Turnbull) 1, Superfine, 8.8 (Parhham) 2, Reynaud, 7.9 (Tullbh)' 3. Betting: 20/1, 3/1 20/1. Dividends: Win, £ 7/7/-; Place, 33/-'. 9/-, 58/-. SCARBOROUGH HANDICAP (1 mil...
DEATH OF HARRY MORT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
'DEATH OF: HARRY MORT Harry Mort, who was best known as a bo kmaker .at the Stawell 'Gift dur ing t~he pst 50 years, and. also a prom inent "fielder" at many W4terloo -Cup meetings;,'died recently of a saudden 1i1 ness.. Bordr.in England 73-years ago, he came to Australia and settled at Hor sham (Vic;) with his parents,
TOBRUK DIGGERS BUILD MEMORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
TOBRUK DIGGERS BUILD MEMORIAL From John Hetherington, Sunday Sun (Sydney) War Correspondent in the Middle East, "This is hallowed ground, for here lie those who died for their .country. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them." I saw it first this afternoon when the dust was wihirling across To bruk's ridges from the desert, in blinding brown clouds. There is no orthodox grandeur about the cemetery. It is just three or four acres of bare, barren sand, fenced in with empty oil drums. A simple concrete memorial stands at the entrance. This memorial is about 25 feet high, and of chaste de sign, its only ornament is a cross and, below, is a marble slab bearing the words: The' memorial was built by Aus tralian and English engineering units. The graves are not standardised. Some men lie beneath earthen mounds surrounded by stones gathered from the desert, others he neath concrete slabs, still others be neath slabs faced with tiles, collected from shattered ho...
NEW WAR CORRESPONDENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
NEW WAR CORRESPONDENT Mr. lan Glynn' Fitchett, who has .ecln appoinited Official war corrd spotidcent with the Australian Forces hit" Mhlayai; was a fightitig soldicr:. With the ratik of sergeatlt when he saildd,' frotif Australia" it Jaiiuary, 1940; wiith the' first: A: 1. F. conltirigent. Tt wVns's as Aeti i' Othcial War Corrc-r sltilldent' for- tlhd' Co lilioiiwl ealth; liowever, that he arrived in Pilestitie. " t waS scveral months hefore Ken neth Slessor, the Official \'ar Corre spondcent, arrived in the Middle Eaist md:'l' Screcant"Fitchett' liatdI done 'stiehl good work ih the flicantime that' it' walS decideld that lie shouhld eontitieitte. :'' His work has included .despatcti on ile r.A 1 l's lbtig- period, of' tratij, inlg ih Palestine,. the victiotlO ca?m lpaign in. Cyren ina :tilie CaailPigthis'Il ,Cret :iid' Syriaitlie: B'all'f Maiti: pin arid-t dilte oi tefe tic' dfTobiruttl His-.acciit?it:: df:thie :ciift'ui*reo.:'f tai 'arrWallbh lisiS-i n· thdi Wddt esderi is ofi' o...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
RUSSIAN TROOPS retiring along this road tricked the advancing Nazis into believing it was strongly held by making dummy soldiers with piles of sand, steel helmets, and broken rifles (left), and placing them at regular intervals in the grass on the roadside. The caption on this air-mail picture from Berlin admits that the German troops were fooled and the advance held up.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 2 November 1941
ACKNOWLEDGM ENiT We express' our thanks to the following for their service in r.. supplying material and' granting permission to publish various news items,' pictures and features in Army News: The Australian Associated Press, for Australian and over seas news. Dhily Telegraph and, Sunday Telegraph, Sydney. for news pictures, illustrations anti tile Sunday color comic. The Herald, Melbourne, for "Gunn's Gully." The Sun News-Pictorial, Mel bourne, for "Bluey and Curley." The Argus, Melbourne, for "Private Lives." Daily Mirror, Sydney, for photos and short story illustra tions. The Sun, Sydney, for news pictures. The Advertiser and The Ners, Adelaide, for last-minute news andti' pictuires. The Department of Infdrma ,tion, for news, pictures, and casualty lists. The Yaffa" Syndicate, Sydney, for the Sunday conice and cross word' puzzle. Mr. Franlt Clune, for the serial story. Mr. Alan Foley for tte short story. * For all interstate sporling re suits we thank: .Daily Telegraph and Sun d...