5th Tunnelling Company
From Mining Mud & Medals
5th Australian Tunnelling Company
- REGIMENTAL FLAG - Australian Tunnelling Company To be Sent to Canberra
- LONDON, November 5.
- On behalf of the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury Cathedral, Colonel Edwin Parker to-day handed to the Australian High Commissioner (Sir Granville Ryrie) the regimental colour of the Fifth Australian Tunnelling Company, which is being sent to the Australian national collection of war relics at Canberra.
- The colour was lodged in the Cathedral for safe keeping when the company went to France In 1916, and has remained there since.
Enlistments in the 5th Australian Tunnelling Company from Ballarat and Surroundings
- Hobart Mercury, 7 November 1931.