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Military band of the 15th Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade at Enoggera Camp, Queensland

Photographer unknown and Thos. Mathewson Co. Studio1914

State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland
South Brisbane, Australia

Standing in front of the band is Norris Octavius (Paddy) Vidgen (1909-1998), then the 5-year-old mascot of 15th Infantry Battalion. The Vidgen property was located near the Enoggera training camp, and Paddy was the youngest of eight children. Paddy's older brother Jack served with 15th Battalion, and was killed at Gallipoli in August 1915.

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