The Ocean Lyre, Bubbles from the Thirsty Sevenths, Shell
Shocks ... they are just some of the many troop ship
journals that give insights into the recesses of World War 1
soldiers' minds as they were shipped off to the front lines.
With the centenary of the start of World War 1 fast
approaching, Rotary clubs in the southern region are sprucing
up war memorials in rural parts of Otago and Southland - many
of them in time for Anzac Day on Thursday.