Fighting Nineteenth. History of the 19th Infantry Battalion AIF 1915-1918

By: Matthews, Wayne & Wilson, David

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Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Research CD to rear pocket. Nominal Roll, Honours and Awards. 520 pages After almost 95 years the story of the Fighting Nineteenth can finally be told. Almost 5000 men served in the 19th Battalion, AIF during its three and a half years as one of the four battalions of the 5th Brigade, 2nd Division. Formed in Sydney in 1915 with many of its first recruits recently discharged members of the Australian force that captured the German colonies in New Guinea. This history traces the battalion's progress from Australia to Egypt and then on to Gallipoli where it was responsible for Popes Hill. After Gallipoli it was the Western Front.

Title: Fighting Nineteenth. History of the 19th Infantry Battalion AIF 1915-1918

Author Name: Matthews, Wayne & Wilson, David

Categories: Military-WW1,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Sydney, Australian Military History Publications: 2011

ISBN Number: 0980777445

ISBN Number 13: 9780980777444

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID263894

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