Item 02: Charles Hargreaves diary, 6 February 1916-23 March 1918 - Page 41
one couldn't help feeling a thrill as they marched through whistling the Maiseillaise.
It reminded me of the days when our Division marched off from 'Mena Camp en route for the Dardanelles – They had the whistling spirit in them then but one doesn't often hear them at it now. It has become too much of a routine & necessary evil
The old 1st Division reserved the right of all old soldiers to have a gibe at the Rookie Divisions or Dinkums as we call them The following little encounter took place a few mornings ago when