John Northcott

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Last name: Northcott

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Brief diary entries begin with administrative duties with the 12th Battalion in Mena Camp, Cairo, departure for Lemnos Island 27 Jan. 1915, route marches ashore, landing and training exercises and landing at Gallipoli where he was wounded 25 Apr. 1915, voyage on Clan MacGillivray with 840 wounded to Alexandria, hospitalisation there and at Wandsworth, England, leave in Scotland and departure for Australia Nov. 1915, arriving in Melbourne 30 Dec. 1915. Entries for Apr. 24-25 are inserted, out of order. Includes sketch, 'Why Charlie dropped his bundle'.

Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.
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