W2409 — YMCA Tent at Houndean Camp, 1916

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Large numbers of soldiers from all over the Empire were stationed at Houndean Camp in 1916. The YMCA ran facilities for them all over town, partly to help soldiers avoid un-Christian temptations. The tent shown here at Houndean Camp provided wholesome entertainment, letter writing facilities, newspapers, books and other comforts.


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