Fighting Nineteenth History of the 19th Infantry Battalion AIF 1915-1918
BOOKS ON WAR AUSTRALIA
Australian Army, Military Books, War Books
Fighting Nineteenth History of the 19th Infantry Battalion AIF 1915-1918 by W. Matthews & D. Wilson. Both authors had family connections to the 19th Battalion. This is the first battalion history to the 19th Battalion
AIF being printed in 2011. Congratulations to the authors as they have produced
a magnificent memorial to the 5000 odd members of the 19th Battalion during
the Great War. A well produced history full of interest, written in chronological
order of battle and easy to consult. For medal / genealogy researchers, there
are numerous soldier personal pictures throughout the book and importantly comes
with a research cd which has many more pictures of members, various member rolls
including but not limited to Battle casualties, Master Nominal Roll, Honour
Rolls, Members who entered from service with the AN&MEF, Medal Decoration,
Also Medal gallanty Recommendations, Maps ++. In the appendixs of the book there
is a Roll of Honour, List of Prisoners of War while serving with the Bn., Order
of Battle , Enlistment stats, and detailed index completes this history.The
book being auctioned is the first edition of this history. These battalion histories
escalate in value when they become out of print. Here is your chance to obtain
this book that can be treasured as a hand me down Family History Book. Follows
the 19th Battalion's 1st AIF history from its formation in Liverpool NSW. Training
Egypt Gallipoli ANZAC and the many Battles on the Western Front (see below).
The Battalion suffered greatly during the war with 836 killed, 2067 wounded.
A valuable asset......Especially for 19th Battalion medal or genealogy research !
Don't miss this one !
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