Soldier research complete

FINAL PRODUCT: Researchers Mary Altschwager and Graeme Richardson have completed a draft of the life and death of fallen World War I soldier and former Millicent resident Tom Towers.

TWO researchers have succeeded on a relentless five-year quest to uncover information about a Millicent resident killed in action in World War I.

Mary Altschwager and Graeme Richardson’s countless hours documenting the tragic history of fallen soldier Tom Towers has culminated in a booklet detailing his life and death.

Titled Tom Towers Letters from the Front 1916 – 1917, the booklet features transcriptions of correspondence sent by the Australian Imperial Force Second Lieutenant during his station in


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