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Rolf

Harris “Anzac Day strongly resonates with me. As teenagers, my dad and my uncle set out from Wales to head for Western Australia, to make their fame and fortune. Before they were in their twenties, the first World War broke out, and with a great sense of adventure, they falsified their ages and joined up as ‘diggers’. It never leaves my thoughts that they fought side by side with the heroic men of their adopted country, and It is just unbelievable how many young lives were lost . . . my Uncle Carl’s among them. My dad survived a horrific shrapnel wound to the head, and returned to his new home in Australia. Right from my childhood days, to the present, I’ll never forget the courage and the tragedy of those brave young men in their thousands. That old tin hat of dad’s with the great hole gouged out of the top of it, hung on the wall of our house right through my childhood, as a constant reminder of that ‘war to end all wars’.”

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