Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 63
the police and ambulances. They raided the silk and other various shops and threw the contents out into the street. They heeded not their general's advice who rode out to them on horseback with words of friendly advice. But in retribution, they upended the general's motor car in front of his own eyes at the very doors of Shepherds Hotel and
burnt set it aflame utterly destroying its further use. These were disgraceful acts and greatly to be regretted. The casualties were amounted to about 35 in all, & the destruction cost the Australian government £20,000.
From this onwards to the present day the behaviour was much better. Police and Patrols paraded the