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The Beerburrum Experiment: A History of Australia's First World War One Soldier Settlement

By: Johnson, Murray

Price: $36.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291072


MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 165 pages Although South Australia was the first to legislate for soldier settlement, Queensland seized the initiative when it opened up a large area of land at Beerburrum, just north of Brisbane, to settle military veterans in July 1916. It was an experiment in rural development that was, however, to have unfortunate results, for in far too many cases returned servicemen, their wives and children were con... View more info