Scrapbook of original WWI newspaper cuttings following Pt. 1073 Gordon James Alford 10th Battalion (A.I.F)

Lord Kitcheners Counsel to Soldiers. The following: i astractions hive been ispired by Lord Kitchener to every soldier in the Expedi­tionary Army to be kept in his active service pay-(book:— You are ordered abroad as a soldier of the toKing help our French comrades asrahist the invasion of a common enemy. You have to perform a task which will need your count?? your energy your patience. Remember that thy lienor-of the British Army depends on your individual conduct. It will be your dutv not only to set an example of ui?ci- piir.e and perfect steadiness under fire but also tc maintain the most friendly relations with those whom you are helping in this sfcruffsrle. The operations in which you are engaged will for the most part take place in a friendly coun­try. and you can do your own country no better .service than in showing yourself in France and Belgium in the true character of a British sol­dier. Do vour duty bravely. Fear God. Honor the Kins:. KITCHENER. Field Marshal. WHEN THE SYDNEY SMASHED THE EMDEN. The photograph is unique. It. shows Colonel Weir of Adelaide watcbdnft the cruiser Svdney leaving convoy duty to chase the Kmden. which she caught and destroyed the same day. The picture was taken a few minutes after the receipt of the wireless call from Cocos Island.
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