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Marched to the rifle butts at Abassia for new rifle practice. A great discussion arose between Fred NPR & myself about gum.trees that were growing on both sides of the park or sports ground
It could not be more positive. They were gums.
Mena, Egypt. February 1915. Men of the 3rd Brigade, 1st AIF, preparing to leave Mena Camp.
Their rifles are standing on their butts in groups of four, and their kitbags are lying next to them
Reference: Australian War Memorial
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