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“How does the uniform look Mum?”

“It looks smashing Ted, remember to keep your head down”.

“Don’t worry Mum, no Jerry is gonna get me”.

He kisses her on the cheek, salutes, smiles, then turns to begin his journey to war, and manhood.

As mother stands on the footpath, holding the gate, so she won’t fall under the grief, she watches her third son go off to do his duty, she smiles, swipes at the tears and waves him goodbye…forever.

Lillie McFerrin Writes

end note : every few weeks I submit to the challenge to write a story in 5 sentences. The word prompt for this week is “Waves”. hope you enjoy. Dave


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Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone, But Not Forgotten

I have used some previously taken photographs for this challenge. Each year, on April 25, we in Australia, and I think also in New Zealand remember those soldiers who have died protecting our freedom. Anzac Day in Sydney is commemorated firstly by a Dawn Service, and later by a parade through the streets of Sydney by any service people past or presently serving, or relatives who survive those who fought.

These photos were taken at Dawn Service this year. The Men and Women who have served us may be Gone, But Not Forgotten

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Sergeant James “Judy” Masters


World War 1 soldier who served as a stretcher bearer at Gallipoli.
Soft pastel.

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Remembering and doodling


Remembrance day. 11.11.2014

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