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Presbyterian Church Hymn Books were used during the 2nd WW then used by young boys from Great Britain who were brought to Australia as orphans after WW2. Boys were billeted at the Dhurringile Mansion, near Tatura.
Brown linen cover over dark blue cardboard cover. Hymn book used in Church services
Inscriptions & markings
5 books. All but one have a sticker on fly leaf: God bless our fighting men Bring them safe home again God bless our men May they be strong and true And bless our women too Bring them all dangers through God bless them all
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peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands
where we live, learn and work.