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Sydney-Emden through a Surgeon’s Eyes

Doctor Leonard Darby, Senior Surgeon of HMAS Sydney, was below deck when the German cruiser SMS Emden opened fire.

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Fundraiser Ross Smith with Tallangatta’s new Sandy the War Horse statue.CREDIT:JASON ROBINS

Homecoming for a hero: Sandy the War Horse statue unveiled

It’s a story that already holds near mythic status in the town of Tallangatta, near Wodonga in Victoria’s far north. More than a century ago, a horse called Sandy gained national fame by being the only Australian horse out of over 130,000 horses who left our shores to make it home from serving in World War I.

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