Sunday, September 7, 2014

WWI army man brought home a bayonet

From the Maitland Mercury report:
With the outbreak of World War I being commemorated in dozens of towns and cities, Dale Challand’s thoughts are of his great-grandfather John Britton Challand – and of a mystery bayonet he was given.
Mr Challand’s great-grandfather was a volunteer from Kurri Kurri who came to Australia from the UK with his brother.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Sept. 1, 2014.