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By Allison Paterson

"Well expensive Jim it breaks my middle to jot down this letter. Our expensive [brother] was once killed the previous day morning at 5.30. The bullet killed him immediately and he by no means spoke a observe. I had simply left him and long gone down the ditch to work out the opposite lads while i used to be known as again. Oh Jim it's awful…Oh I do wish he's the last…"

It is April 27, 1918, Jim’s brother writes from the battlefields of France. of 5 brothers serving at the Western entrance, 3 have given their lives; one other has been hospitalised. Six agonising months of brutal struggle have been but to be endured…

The nice conflict was once a mindless tragedy. Its lengthy shadow darkened the 4 corners of the area. In Mologa, Victoria, as soon as a bustling neighborhood, stands a lonely stone memorial. Etched in the granite are the names of the Marlow brothers and their friends; a testomony to dull those that turned heroes.

Anzac Sons consists from a set of over letters and postcards written via the brothers who served, 4 within the thirty eighth Battalion and one other within the 2d gentle Trench Mortar Battery. From the educational grounds of Victoria, Egypt and England, to the Western entrance battlefields - Pozieres, Bullecourt, Messines, Menin highway, Passchendaele, Villers-Bretonneux and the village battles of 1918 – this compelling actual tale was once compiled by means of the granddaughter of a surviving brother. She takes us on her trip as she walks within the footsteps of her ancestors.

This is a narrative of mateship, bravery and sacrifice; it's a heartbreaking account of a family members torn aside by way of struggle. it's a pledge to by no means forget.

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