The Courier-Mail

100 YEARS AGO

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LATE GEN­ERAL BRIDGES: AR­RANGE­MENTS FOR THE FU­NERAL Mel­bourne, Au­gust 31 – Ar­range­ments are com­pleted for the fu­neral of the late Ma­jor-Gen­eral Bridges, the of­fi­cer com­mand­ing the first Aus­tralian Di­vi­sion of the Aus­tralian Im­pe­rial Force, who was killed in the early dawn of the land­ing of troops in Gal­lipoli. The body will be bursed on Fri­day at Dun­troon, close to the mil­i­tary col­lege of which the late Gen­eral was the com­man­dant for some years.

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