A soldier candidate for election to Sydney City Council went A.W.L. from his camp to conduct his campaign, since the Army refused him leave. Daily provosts visited his home to "pick liim up," but he was never there. He spent his time dodging from one friend's home to another. "It isn't as if I was any good to the Army," he said. "I'm classified B2 and I'm only cutting sandwiches and wiping mess tables." No—he didn't win.
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CANDIDATE A.W.L., Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 178, 30 July 1945
CANDIDATE A.W.L. Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 178, 30 July 1945
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