Story of the 34th
'Winner of the battalion's 150 dollar first prize in the art union is Private V. S. Thorburn. A man of simple tastes, Private Tor-burn, is employed on the Boyce estate. Interviewed by Spam's special reporter, he said he would continue in his present employ ment, and after the war intended to make a cruise of the Pacific islands.'
And there was of course the bloke who moved to the city because he heard the country was at war.