A strong sense of duty alleviated by a romantic streak means Alice freely reveals her thoughts on colleagues, patients and the men she encounters - but works hard.
Born in the USA but moves to Sydney - where his clergyman father is shot by a politician. Quick-witted Charles becomes a naturalist and explores the Antarctic before enlisting.
Youthful-looking Herbert, a teenage army cadet, is called up just one day into the war - but has to get written permission from his widowed mother because of his age.
A man on a mission. John is driven to succeed - and does so in civvy street, the military and in his youthful pursuit of the opposite sex - yet grapples with a very personal affliction.
A natural story-teller and a natural soldier, Archie has no shortage of yarns to share - and they show a man who blends larrikin humour with a stoic inner strength.
Refined ladies' man Ellis fits the classic “lover not a fighter” mould - but patriotic fervour sends him to war. Full of self-doubt, he is brave at heart - and very dry-witted.
When the chips are down, “Chips” Adams is around - ask the men he helps in terrifying circumstances. As a stretcher bearer, he knows a certain Mr Simpson (of donkey fame).
Already in the navy before war breaks out, Charles is assigned to a brave experiment - crewing one of Australia’s first submarines. He marries just before setting off to fight.
Hector tells it like it is. He won’t describe the desert sun glowing on the Sphinx - but he’ll tell you why its nose is missing. A brave Aussie Digger who takes his job seriously.
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