ABORIGINAL & ISLANDER Volunteers WW1 AIF book

ABORIGINAL & ISLANDER Volunteers WW1 AIF

$49.00

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER VOLUNTEERS for the AIF by P. Scarlett : new book

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Aboriginal Volunteers WW1

 

 

Military History Books listing our Indigenous servicemen during WW1 are both scarce and sought after.

This book Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Volunteers for the AIF is an impressive volume which provides a referenced list of over 800 men of Indigenous heritage who volunteered for service in WW1. This is accompanied by notes which include comments on locating Indigenous men in records, reasons for volunteering and the growth of interest in Indigenous service since the 1930s.
The narrative includes details of Indigenous involvement in WW1 uses the words of Aboriginal soldiers and community members, contemporary non-Indigenous commentators and newspaper reports.
There are 84 illustrations, 79 of which are individual and group portraits of Indigenous servicemen.
This military book would be of immense interest to medal collectors and aboriginal family researchers.

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Book Condition:
PERFECT - NEW BOOK
Total Pages:
166
Publication Date:
2014
Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB):
Stiff Card Boards Printed Laminate

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