Black Diggers

Black Diggers


Tom Wright

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Petrie Terrace Term Analysis

A neighborhood of Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, where Ern, Norm, and Bob first sign up for the military (but are rejected for being Aboriginal).
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Petrie Terrace Term Timeline in Black Diggers

The timeline below shows where the term Petrie Terrace appears in Black Diggers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act One
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Flashing back to 1915 in Petrie Terrace , nineteen-year old Ern—full name Ernest Hopkins—goes to sign up for the Army. Upon learning... (full context)