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Doc Vernon

Kokoda ‘s Doc Vernon Doctor Vernon in 1942 was in New Guinea green, He had been there looking after the native people, A civilian went with the 39th Militia battalion, was seen, A hundred at a time, sent to stop 10,000 Japanese, These boys were too young to go to the Middle East war, 400 boys and old officers, to stop the Japanese, No machine guns, or mortar, had to use I’m sure, 10,000 enemy came up, surging up from the shore, 15 year old boys put their age up, in battle if you please, Doc. Vernon patched em up, Pulled bullets out of wounds right across the battlefield, old man, yes he was doing, Up an down the mountains , and hollows in between, 60 old age bugger, deaf, Sprang about, as sweet as kerosene, Doc said “hold the light nearer boy”, as a Woodpecker machine gun, cut chaff from the hut roof , while, Doc. Said “the rats are bad here son,” When the Aussies drove the Japanese, back across the mountains, Old bugger in a blue jumper , Was still there to count on, Still there with the Aussies, To patch em up, yes son, A hero of Kokoda , Overlooked by more than some. On ya cobber, Doc. Vernon. Don Johnson 29-aug-11

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Date: 9/2/2011 7:36:00 AM
thanks fro the information on Dr. vernon. Nicely done my friend cory
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Date: 9/2/2011 6:36:00 AM
And now we know him. Thanks Don. Ton y
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Date: 9/2/2011 4:19:00 AM
another exciting tale only you can narrate is this special way, don.. wow!..:) huggs, nette
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Date: 9/2/2011 4:01:00 AM
I love the history you bring to PS! Very intriguing! I really enjoyed it!!
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