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Boonah Tragedy, The

Ian Darroch
ISBN: 0864451695Categories: ,

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In 1918, the troopship Boonah arrived back in Fremantle with soldiers infected with the Spanish Flu, then rampant in South Africa where the ship had docked. A number of soldiers and the nurses taking care of them died at the Woodman Point quarantine centre. Sir Hal Colebatch, as State Minister for Health features prominently in the account.

[10] p., 264 p. : ill., port ; 21 cm. First Edition. #0919/1020/0821

  • Boonah (Troopship)

Influenza epidemic, 1918-1919 — Western Australia — History — 20th century.
Epidemics — Western Australia — History — 20th century.
Influenza — Western Australia — History — 20th century.
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Additional Information

AuthorIan Darroch
Number of pages[10] p., 264 p. : ill., port ; 21 cm.
PublisherAccess Press, Bassendean
Year Published2004
Binding Type

Softcover

Book Condition

Fine