So 'So Far From Home' 13th Battalion Diary History

So 'So Far From Home' 13th Battalion Diary History

So Far From Home ' edited by P. Wilson . 

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So Far From Home ' edited by P. Wilson .
Is the printed record of the remarkable diaries of 847 Eric S Evans 13th
Battalion AIF. This is a high text detail diary of life on the Western Front with
the 13th . Eric Evans was among the first quota for the NSW 13th Battalion.
He was a first day lander on Gallipoli. The next day the 26th april Eric was badly
wounded one bullet passed through his thigh, another smashed his right heel. He
was declared unfit for duty and was returned to Australia. After recovery in Australia
Eric rejoined the 13th Battalion and once set sail to rejoin his loved 13th Battalion.
He started his diaries from Wednesday 17th February 1917. However, he did have
another love of his life that he was leaving behind she was called Dorothhy Wright.
It is to his sweetheart that he was writing the diary. They are not love stories
but extreme on details of the day to day affairs influencing Eric and thus the
operations of the 13th Battalion and individuals that made up that fine fighting
Battalion. many other individuals are mentioned thus making this book excellent
for genealogy research. Battle Honours for the 13th Battalion are # Somme 1916
# Somme 1918 # Pozieres # Bullecourt # Messines 1917 # Ypres 1917 # Menin Road
# Polygon Wood # Passchendaele # Arras 1918 # Ancre 1918 # Hamel # Amiens # Albert
1918 # Hindenburg Line # Hindenburg Line # Epehy # France and Flanders 1916-1918
# ANZAC # Landing at ANZAC # Defence at ANZAC # Suvla # Sari Bair

  • Weight in grams: 450
  • Total Pages: 266
  • Thickness in mm: 20
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Dimensions in mm : 150 x 225
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): SB - Printed cardback
  • Book Condition: PERFECT - NEW BOOK

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