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"THE EVACUATION OF GHENT AND OSTEND."

The Allied army in Belgium—French marines marching through Melle to oppose the German advance on Ghent—The Warwickshire Regi mend returning to Oetend—Royal naval officers who took an active part in the defence of Antwerp, arrive at Osfcend to superintend tbe embarkation of tbe wounded men of the Naval Brigade—London moior buses which have done good services wi:,h the Expeditionary i orces They remind Tommy of borne— Belgian soldiers firing at a Taube which flew over Ostend and dropped an insulting message as tbe town wag being evacuated—Terror stricken refugees waiting outside tbe maritime station. Some of these poor people have been waiting and Bleeping in tbe rain for .day?—Broken in body' but not in epirit— our heroic soldiers return to haven of rest in JEngland—To guard against spice, Belgian soldiers ex amine tbe passports of the refugees as they enter tbe marine station— One of tbe many mail boats in mid channel, crowded with refugees seeking safety in England—The first glimpse of England—Driven out of their country by tbe Huns, the women and children ere being well cared for by the British.

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"THE EVACUATION OF GHENT AND OSTEND.", Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 30 April 1915

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"THE EVACUATION OF GHENT AND OSTEND." Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 30 April 1915

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