returned soldier

returned soldier

n
(Military) Austral and NZ a soldier who has served abroad. Also: returned man (Austral)
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This multi-generational story ultimately focuses on Clem, son of a returned soldier and a book keeper, living on an estate in Norfolk just after WWII.
an attempt was being made by a certain section of the unionists on the wharves to use the returned soldier as a 'tool' to get rid of the 'loyalists' .
As a mother of a recently returned soldier from Afghanistan, I can sympathise with his family.
spent so much time and printers' ink and so many words on the returned soldier.
After the War: Returned Soldiers and the Mental and Physical Scars of World War I
Highlights include a mimic warfare training exercise in Sydneys Moore Park, (with children running on the training battlefield); returned soldiers recovering in hospitals and supporting enlistment campaigns, and a 1916 cinema ad asking Australians to 'carve' Anzac Day 'deep-cut in the Calendar of Time'.
Whole chapters are devoted to the film treatment of veterans of WWII and Vietnam, as well as recently returned soldiers.
Returned soldiers and civilians who served with the Head Quarters for Task Force Helmand (HQ TFH) were presented their Operational Service Medals by former special forces commander, Lieutenant General Sir Cedric Delves, in a break from the parade ground norm.
At the Conservationist booth at this year's State Fair, two recently returned soldiers from the Gulf War were talking to staff about the magazine.
The story of these and other ex-servicemen's attempts at life on the land in the years during and after World War I forms part of our untold history, and reveals the struggles returned soldiers had to re-establish themselves in civilian life in the aftermath of the war.
Hutton 'made a cursory inspection of the men' before the New South Wales Governor, Admiral Sir Harry Rawson, KCB, who had only recently taken up his post, arrived to address the returned soldiers.
Thousands of Indigenous diggers served our nation and the Empire overseas, largely on equal terms and equal pay, but were treated appallingly after the wars with few receiving the same entitlements and recognition as other returned soldiers, Mr Furner said.

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