23rd Battalion AIF RANBT Digger History Suvla to the Somme

23rd Battalion AIF RANBT  Digger History Suvla to the Somme

Suvla To The Somme The Wartime Letters Bert Webster RANBT & 23rd Battalion AIF
By H. Mitchell - used book

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This war book is a record of service of two Australian cousins both destined to die in WW1.
In 1911 Bert Webster, a Victorian by birth, joined the Royal Naval Rserve. By November 1914 he was Acting Petty Officer on HMAS Cerberus. In March 1915 Bert transferred to the newly formed 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train similar to being Naval Engineers. They landed at Suvla north of Anzac Cove during the August Offensives in 1915. After the Gallipoli evacuation the RANBT was disbanded at which time Bert Webster transferred the 23rd Battalion AIF. He went with the Battalion to the Western Front. Bert was killed on the night of the 28th July 1916 while in the trenches at Pozieres.

  • Book Condition: Used Book -uniform age toning to pages -pages held tight in bindings - shelf wear to cover - otherwise no other major problems
  • Comment: 1st edition
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): SB - Printed cardback
  • Dimensions in mm : 150 x 210 x 15
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Total Pages: 193 indexed
  • Used Book YES

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