Series 02: Anne Donnell diary, 29 December 1917 - 31 January 1919 - Page 164
June 10 Monday
breast, behind which you shielded and saved the last shred of my territory. Later, when Victory at last smiled upon your army, the Australian Army distinguished itself by the audacity of its attack, by its utter disregard of death, by its doggedness, as well as by the rapidity of its advance.
In the name of my Clergy and of my people I offer you my heartfelt gratitude and admiration.
Gentlemen, your dead were great men, and amongst the most illustrious, because they