Dean, Arthur and Gutteridge, Eric W.
Title THE SEVENTH BATTALION A.I.F. Resume of Activities of the Seventh Battalion in the Great War 1914-1918
Binding Hardcover (brown Cloth)
Book Condition Near Fine
Edition Reprint (revised)
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Printed by) Abb-Typesetting Pty. Ltd. 1986
Seller ID 012380
190pp., battalion colours on title page, three unpaginated, b/white halftone plate Officer portraits, plus intext line-drawn locality maps. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain brown textured cloth boards trivially bumped on upper foredge corner only, else unmarked. Textblock pristine. No dustjacket. Published in 1986, this copy is a facsimile reproduction of the 1933 edition, with amendments to the Roll of Winners of Decorations and the Company's Nominal Roll. The history of one of the most highly decorated battalions in the 1st A.I.F. (winning four V.C.'s at Lone Pine, and numerous other bravery awards). Raised mostly in Melbourne suburbs and central Victoria in 1914, the Seventh Battalion A.I.F. was led by Major-General H.E. ('Pompey') Elliott and saw action in Gallipoli, Somme, Pozieres, Bullecourt, Ypres and other theatres in France. Contents include: Prelims., 20 chapters, from The Formation of The Battalion . . . to In Belgium: Battalion Breaks Up. An Appreciation, Roll of Winners of Decorations, Lists of Transports First Australian Contingent, Award Statistics, Principal Engagement Casualties, Total Battalion Casualties, Nominal Roll (Additions and Corrections), Nominal Roll, 7th Battalion, 2nd Infantry Brigade, A.I.F. 1914-1918. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 375g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.
Australian Military History, Battalion History, World War (1914-1918). World War One, Seventh Battalion A.I.F., Dean Arthur