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Jum's War - Diary History of a 5th FAB AIF Artillery Soldier

Jum's War - Diary History of a 5th FAB AIF Artillery Soldier

JUM'S WAR: FINDING MY FATHER, WILLIAM 'JUM' BEVAN 5TH FAB AIF "
by George E. Bevan. :used book

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This military book lists the war diary entries of a 5th FAB Field Artillery Brigade veteran.

JUM'S WAR: FINDING MY FATHER, WILLIAM 'JUM' BEVAN 5TH FAB AIF "by George E. Bevan. When George Bevan discovered his father Jum’s wartime diaries and medals. He never really knew his Father and decided to find out what he could. George used Jum’s war diary to recreate his father’s wartime experiences as an artilleryman and mounted runner, interweaving the diary excerpts with his own memories and research. Jum's War features a foreword by General Peter Cosgrove. Would be of immense interest to people researching genealogy of a member of the 5th Field Artillery Brigade AIF World War One. The 5th Field Artillery Brigade 14th Battery was part of the 2nd Division AIF. The 5th FAB used 18 x 18 pounders, 6 x 4.5 inch howitzers during 1918. He was in the field from April 1916 returned June 1919. He worked on 18 pounder artillery. Has an very interesting aftermath chapter listing some sad cases of suicide of the very soldiers that survived 4 years of the most terrible war.

  • Weight in grams: 759
  • Used Book YES
  • Total Pages: 416
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Soft Cover
  • Book Condition: Shelf wear to board edges otherwise near new

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