STORY OF THE SEVENTEENTH BATTALION AIF IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918' by Lieut. Col. Mackenzie MC.
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STORY OF THE SEVENTEENTH BATTALION AIF IN THE GREAT WAR,
1914-1918' by Lieut. Col. Mackenzie MC. This is the Official Battalion History
compiled and written with the assistance of the 17th Battalion Association,
numerous battalion members, and numerous written documents/diary/information.
The book was first published in 1945. The book is a professionally
produced reprint of that history. It is a true reproduction of the 1945
1st edition. Even these reprints escalate in value when they in turn, 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 17th Battalion 1st AIF history
from its formation in Sydney. Covers Training at Liverpool and latter in Egypt.
Landing at Gallipoli and Charge of Hill 60 during the August Offensive. The
Battalion moved to France in March 1916. Notable battles, that the Bn fought
were at Pozières Bapaume 1917 Bullecourt Ypres 1917 Menin Road Polygon Wood
Broodseinde Passchendaele Amiens, and on the Hindenburg Line. Detailed text
of action is accompanied by a clear explanatory map or diagram.Roll of Honour,
Honours and Awards, and unit nominal roll of all members complete this history.
A large history, very detailed text with map, picture Illustrations. A prime source for genealogists and military historians.
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