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10th THE FIGHTING 10TH BATTALION MILITARY HISTORY BOOK

10th THE FIGHTING 10TH BATTALION MILITARY HISTORY BOOK

The Fighting 10th. A South Australian Centenary Souvenir
of the 10th Battalion AIF, 1914-1919' by Cecil Bert Lovell Lock

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THE FIGHTING 10TH BATTALION MILITARY HISTORY BOOK
 
The Author Cecil Lock was an original member of the 10th Battalion his enlistment number being 624 C Company at ANZAC. The book was first published in 1936. This book being offered is a professionally produced facsimile reprint of that history. It is a true reproduction of the 1936 1st edition.
It was Lock's
plan to launch the book as part of South Australia's centenary celebrations.
At that time, the 10th Battalion returned servicemen were highly regarded members of South Australian society. He compiled a large 320 page history of the 10th Bne. The History Book follows in chronological date / diary style the 10th Battalion's history from its formation in Adelaide to the last days in 1919.

Training at Morphettville SA is well covered in the book.The 10th Bne was part of the 3rd Brigade which was the covering force for the Landing on Gallipoli. Narrative covers the  First day landing of the Battalion on ANZAC Gallipoli and the many Battles on the Western Front (see below).
A large history with an Honour Roll, full nominal roll of the original 10th battalion

AIF in Company order, record of service of selected Officers, full listing of
gallantry citations,+ heaps of other information songs poems section on the
battalion signallers, reinforcement embarkation statistics, regimental list
of officers, biography of some distinguished officers +

Click to read more of the South Australian 10th Battalion AIF

Click to see the recent book Silent Voices 10th Battalion History

  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): SB
  • Book Condition: PERFECT - NEW BOOK
  • Thickness in mm: 20
  • Total Pages: 320
  • Weight in grams: 451
  • Width in mm: 145

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