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As seen at an org supporting Alzheimers
The word for today is…
heritage (noun) – 1. Property that is or can be inherited; an inheritance.
2. Something that is passed down from preceding generations; a tradition.
3. The status acquired by a person through birth; a birthright.
4. A domesticated animal or a crop of a traditional breed, usually not widely produced for commercial purposes.
Source : The Free Dictionary
Etymology : circa 1200, “that which may be inherited,” from Old French iritage, eritage, heritage, from heriter “inherit,” from Late Latin hereditare, ultimately from Latin heres (genitive heredis) “heir”.
Excerpts from Soldierâ€™s Diaries, Letters and Memoirs
Their Thoughts on Various Topics Reveal Much About What The Anzacs Were Experiencing.
Â New Zealand and Australian soldiers above Anzac Cove, 1915.
â€œWe were scared stiff, â€“ I know I was â€“ but keyed up and eager to be on our way. We thought we would tear right through the Turks and keep going to Constantinople. Troops were taken off both sides of the ship onto destroyers. My platoon and other D Company men were on the same destroyers. All went well until we were making the charge into rowing boats.
I made this video some time ago for Skippy, my father in law.
Some of the photos inÂ theÂ video were taken by him at Nui Dat.
He was an Aussie serving with the NZ Army…he trained at Puckapunyal, Canungra, and Singleton…many of the places mentioned in this song he has been to.
My father in law, Skippy fought in the Battle of Long Tan.
This is the documentary made by Martin Walsh of that battle.