Working tirelessly with the men on the front line
The freezing desert nights, the lack of supplies and the delays in mail delivery meant that the men of the 2/14th, serving in the Middle East, appreciated any news from home. The chance to hear broadcasts from the B B C was always welcome.
Albert Moore wrote of the Kokoda track, The heat was sickening, the entire jungle being saturated with mould and wet undergrowth, hampered our way.
Listening to the B B C Radio in the Middle East.
The Kokoda track was each man's nightmare as they struggled through the mud.
Waiting at home
Salvation Armyofficers working in the community supporting the women and children waiting at home
Ivy and her sister Dorothy worked together at Wilston and Mitchelton Salvation Army Corps
Memories of 2/14th Battalion
Dudley Warhurst at the unveiling of a memorial to the 2/14th Battalion
If you walk the Kokoda Memorial Walkway Concord Sydney Australia at the Uberi Station you will read:
During the withdrawal of the weary troops many were glad of hot coffee and cake provided by the Salvation Army’s Albert Moore and William Jock Inglis who manned the Red Shield point at Uberi.