WW2 BLACKJACK 2/30th Battalion AIF Bio CO Brigadier Sir Fred Galleghan DSO OBE
' Blackjack' by Stan Arneil .
This is the tribute biography of Brigadier Sir Fred Galleghan DSO OBE ISO ED ("Blackjack"). Written by one of his soldiers in the Second World War. Blackjack fought in two world wars and held a commissioned rank in the Australian Army for 50 years. He fought in the First world War with the 34 th Battalion then commanded the 2/30th during WW2. The 2/30th Battalion AIF surrendered at The Fall of Singapore . Excellent detail about his entire career including WW1 France Western Front 1916 onwards. Follows the POW through Changi Sonkurai Burma Thailand Railway Tunnels of Joghore Changi . Many drawings and printed photos from period. Indexed.
Slight edge wear and penned deication front blank entry page