Diggers turns 85

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And so I went last night, and guess what? I didn’t win – but one regular at “the table of knowledge” did! Well done, Stephen!

Wondered too of what exactly this is the 85th birthday. Seems it is this:

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Illawarra Mercury 28 February 1930. See also Splendid Club Rooms (9 May 1930)

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Wollongong in the 1930s

During World War 1 the “Soldiers’ Club” emerged, as this item from 1916 shows:

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North Wollongong Beach 1930

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