Hastings men enlist on Empire Day

MESSRS F. H. Goodwin and L. Watt both of Hastings have enlisted and will enter camp shortly. The best wishes of all residents go with these two young men who are going to “do their bit” for the Empir...

Captain Bruce claims Flinders election

CAPTAIN Bruce was elected for the vacant seat at the by-election held last Saturday. The following is the result of the polling in key electorates: Dandenong: Bruce – 2225, Hall – 27, Hol...

Councillors condemn confiscated cow

C. E. GOMM, ranger at Somerville, stated in the Shire Council Meeting that be had impounded Mr Martin’s cow and had been called everything but a gentleman as a consequence. One of the things said was...

Frankston soldier succumbs to wounds

WORD has been received by Mr and Mrs Goodwin, of Frankston, from the Defence authorities, that their son, Private Goodwin, has succumed to wounds received in France on 8th April. The deceased soldier...

Flinders election campaign kicks off

CAPTAIN S. M. Bruce, M.C., Croix de Guerre, the selected Nationalist candidate for the Flinders seat, opened his campaign in the Dandenong town hall last night, and was given an enthusiastic receptio...

Wilson of Frankston killed in France

WE deeply regret to announce the death while on active service of Private C. R. Wilson, who was killed in France on April 3rd. Before enlisting he was a constant visitor to Frankston and was a captai...

Flinders officer survives close call

LEAVING Dandenong on Friday afternoon for Wonthaggi, Lieutenant M. H. Bolton, recruiting officer for Flinders, with Sergeants E. J. Coyle and R. Middleton had a most exciting experience in their new ...

Peninsula men wounded

IN the 387th casualty list published on Saturday, appear the names of F. Garlick, Mornington, wounded, and T. W. Birch, Langwarrin, seriously ill. We trust both these Peninsula soldiers will have a s...

Brave Frankston soldier hospitalised

ONE day last week Mr T. Reeves, Frankston, received word from the Defence Departemunt to the effect that his son, Gunner C. Reeves, had been admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital, England, on 23/...