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Thur. Dec. 29, 1955 Jamboree

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Miles Today – 0. Miles to Date – 1182 Woke up to what sounded like bells but were birds. Crazy morse code birds. It finally stopped raining but got very hot. The muck was everywhere. As luck would have it, this is the most rain Australia has had in 83 years. Mud everywhere. My new […]

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Fri. Dec. 30, 1955. Jamboree

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Miles Today – 0. Miles to Date – 11828 Rain again! Pretty well all day. Still, our tent and all equipment is dry. We were supposed to have our official opening marchpast today in front of Governor General Slim but it rained, so we didn’t or couldn’t. By now, pretty well all our badges have […]

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Sat. Dec. 31, 1955 Jamboree

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Miles Today – 0. Miles to Date – 11828 Got rubber boots today. Hallelujah. Got Coleman lantern for our tent. Sun shone and things started to dry out.In the afternoon, we had our opening marchpast parade. The Governor of Victoria, Sir Dallas Brooks, took the salute. 17,000 guys stood around to hear the opening address. […]

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