The New South Wales Lancers in the Boer War 1899 - 1902
The New South Wales Lancers was raised in 1883 as a light horse unit but, following the return of its contingent from the Sudan that had served with the New South Wales Artillery in 1885, it converted to a lancer unit. In 1899 a squadron of 100 officers and men from the Lancers, under the command of Captain C. Cox, travelled to Britain, where it participated in a military tournament at Islington and undertook training at Aldershot.
Reference for the Australian 3rd Light Horse Regiment, being a concise history, followed by a nominal roll, casualty summary, honours and awards, and abbreviations; 4 maps, The Levant, The Anzac Area 1915, Sinai 1915-17, Palestine 1918.
Tracing your World War Two Australian Military Ancestors
This book provides readers with a summary of Australia's military history in conflict, a glimpse of where to look and what to look for, as well as some guidance on how to understand military records, which translates to getting the most out of them.
For those seeking to search our their World War Two Australian military ancestors, there is no better place to start.
Surpasses previous attempts to identify Australian and New Zealand aircrew who flew in the Battle of Britain between 10th July and 31st October 1940. Over 190 men with Australasian connections with additional research.
With the Australian Army on the Malay Peninsular 1964-65
An overview of Australian operations during Indonesian Confrontation with detailed alphabetical listing of Army personnel who qualified for the General Service Medal 1962 with bar Malay Peninsular including extensive research on other service, honours, etc.
A History of the Imperial Yeomanry Scouts in the Boer War 1899-1902
A history of the Imperial Yeomanry Scouts in the Boer War 1899-1902 including the abortive attempt to raise Hamilton’s Scouts in Australia, then the Irregular unit raised in South Africa. Includes detailed research on both groups of men.
A detailed account of the history of the Australian Voluntary Hospital during World War One. Based on the Unit War Diary and more from Australian and British records. Includes detailed nominal rolls of the Australian and Royal Army Medical Corps personnel attached.
The sailors of the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force to German New Guinea in 1914 made an indelible mark on Australia’s rich military history during World War One.
They were the first Australians to fight and die in the conflict. They conducted the first bayonet charge and won the first gallantry decorations. Now, the story of these unique Bluejackets can be told and they can at last be identified by name.
Nominal Roll with further service remarks. Short history of the Tropical Force Veterans, then follows a 28 page nominal roll. A valuable research tool for Family History, genealogy, medal collectors and professional AN&MEF researchers.
The history of this little known Australian Imperial Force unit in the Middle East in 1941-42. Complete with detailed roll showing an exceptional group of men who went on to pay dearly in subsequent battles with many decorated.
Campaigning with the Anti Tankers in the Middle East
Campaigning with the Anti Tankers in the Middle East. The author Geoffrey Pritchard was a member of the 24th Anti Tank Company. He was wounded at Tobruk and El Alamein with the 24th Anti Tank Company and 2/3rd Anti Tank Regiment. This is a indepth account from a veteran's perspective includes a list of casualities of both units are found in the appendix of this book.
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Cairo and Beyond
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Papua New Guinea
World War Two
Alphabetical listing of Papua and New Guinea natives who received this unique award in World War Two.
A history of the Allied Intelligence Bureau with all operations summarised. A biographical history and detailed nominal rolls for personnel of this highly classified World War Two Australian special force unit. Gallantry citations for Z Special Unit members are also included. Over 2400 men and women listed with operational and other service noted, missions, etc. Comprises 271 pages, index, photos, maps and appendices.
Australian Merchant Mariners Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice in World War Two
A study of the subject and detail of Australian vessels sunk, etc plus detailed listing of those Australian mariners who perished during the war. A total of 600 are recorded and therefore hundreds more than identified officially in the past.
With the Australian Army in Borneo 1962-1966. A history of Australian involvement in Indonesian Confrontation. 200 pages, hard cover with jacket, index, never before published photographs, bibliography and rolls compiled from Unit Routine Orders Part II plus all recorded casualties, honours and awards and other service listed.
Australian Soldiers with the British Commonwealth Occupation Forces Japan 1946-1952
An examination of the Australian Army men and women of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force in Japan 1946-1952 with a short history of BCOF and the long awaited nominal roll, which it was said couldn’t be compiled. This detailed roll is now complete and records 20,000 Australian Military Force men and women. The book comprises 263 pages and also contains a Time Line, unit lists, index and photographs.
An examination and alphabetical listing of all known Australian Prisoners of War in the Boer War 1899-1902. A total of 222 recorded including over 180 with Australian Contingents and therefore about 80 more than recorded officially by the Australian War Memorial, etc. Excludes men simply ‘overrun’ and released, such as at Wilmansrust or Onverwacht.