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THE W.A. DIGGER BOOK

R.S.L. WA
Returned Sailors & Soldiers Imperial League of Aus
2015
ISBN: 9780859055956
Pages:
Format: Softcover
Quantity in stock: 1

Condition: Very Good

Price: $20.00 (inc GST)

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Facsimile Edition of the 1915 edition. Lieut.-General Harry Chauvel wrote: "To all who served in the Australian Imperial Force this book will bring back memories of old comrades and the spirit of the A.I.F. - a compact of honour, comradeship, loyalty and self sacrifice, from Gallipoli to Sinai, Palestine, Syria. The soldiers of Western Australia have always played their part with this State sending 18.8% of the total male population."

The W.A. Digger Book was published by the West Australian branch of the RSL in 1929, and expressed with picture and story the thoughts and experiences of the A.I.F. Over 160 A4 pages of reminiscence, story, verse, drawings and photographs, with a few contemporary supporting adverts from leading companies, make this a very interesting book. 

It contains forewords and articles by Monash, Chauvel, Hobbs, and Collett with contributions by Dryblower Murphy, Cyril Longmore, James Pollard, ‘Jean Dell’, and others writing under pen names familiar to readers of the Diggers Diary of the old Western Mail, which are a delight to read. Ex-Library with usual labels and stamps, etc. - otherwise Fine. pp. 156 illusts #0918

 

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