" Route: Grafton, Woolgoolga, Coffs Harbour, Nambucca Heads, Macksville, Kempsey, Telegraph Point, Port Macquarie, Taree, Bulahdelah, Raymond Terrace, Maitland.
The ‘North Coasters’ started with only 27 men but gained 80 recruits at Coffs Harbour and, by the time they reached their destination, had 240 men – almost a 9-fold increase. In addition, it was estimated that over 500 men were induced to volunteer as a result of the march.
Photo courtesy of Aussie~mobs Flickr Common Licence
This photo was taken at Bonville, just north of Urunga...
From TROVE The Raleigh Sun Bellingen
Feb 4, 1916