PUBLICATIONS

Australians in the Boxer Rebellion,

China 1900-1901

Fully indexed with detailed nominal roll, photographs, etc.

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Carving Up

The Melon

Colonial

Published 2000

The Redcoats at the Eureka Stockade 1854

The detailed history of the Redcoats who fought the miners at the Eureka Stockade in 1854 - a great reference for people researching the Eureka Stockade and the military involvement there.

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Soldiers Bleed

Too

Colonial

Published 2004

to the Boer War 1899-1902

Over 200 men detailed.

 

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Australians

With New Zealand Contingents

Boer War

Published 2000

Boer War 1899-1902

Nominal roll of this Boer War 1899-1902 Irregular unit showing significant occurrences and medal issues. Some Australians noted.

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Border

Mounted Rifles

Boer War

Published 2008

Boer War 1899-1902

Outline history and detailed alphabetical nominal roll of this highly irregular unit in the Boer War. Many Australians identified especially from Queensland.

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The Corps of

Cattle Rangers

Boer War

Published 2006

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.

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The

Featherbed Soldiers

Boer War

Published 2001

Boer war 1899-1902

Alphabetical listing of personnel on the Queen’s South Africa Medal Roll with remarks.

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Mafeking Town

Guard

Boer War

Published 2001

A Biographical History of the New South Wales Citizen’s Bushmen Contingent to the Boer War 1899-1902

All men researched in detail plus overview of Contingent’s service at Elands River and elsewhere.

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The Bushies

Boer War

Published 2002

1899 - 1902

A detailed listing of units (Bushveldt Carbineers, etc) with period/place of service.

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The South

African Mounted Irregular Forces

Boer War

Published 2002

A Short History and Listing of Those Who Served

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.

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The Third

Australian Light Horse Regiment 1914-1918

World War One

Published 1993

Japan 1946-1952 Australian Component Roll of Honour

Notes, Statistics and a detailed list showing cause of death, etc.

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Australian

Army Doctors Who Died in World War One

World War One

Published 2014

The First Australian Merchant Seamen at War 1914

Notes and detailed roll of the crew who took the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force for New Guinea to war.

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Berrima's

Matelots

World War One

Published 2016

The Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps

A short history and detailed nominal roll. A truly special and poorly recognised who served as General Birdwood’s bodyguard on Gallipoli. There are even a few Australians identified among them.

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The Empire's

Other Anzacs

World War One

Published 2014

A History of the 4th Light Horse Regiment 1914-1919

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Men of

Beersheba

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World War One

Published 1993

1914-1919

History and detailed roll.

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New

Zealanders In The First AIF

World War One

Published 1993

Naval Guard Section

World War One

An overview of this World War One Unit with detailed listing of Melbourne Section personnel.

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Royal

Australian Naval Brigade

World War One

Published 2004

Aliases of the Australian Military Forces 1914-1919

Aliases of the Australian Military Forces 1914-19. Thousands listed and cross referenced with an analysis of the high incidence of aliases being used.

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What's in a

name

World War One

Published 1995

Middle East

Notes and a detailed nominal roll for this little known Australian Commando unit raised in the Middle East during World War Two.

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Men of the 1st Australian Commando Platoon

World War Two

Published 2005

A short history of the 8th Division Ammunition Sub Park 1940 - 1945

A history and detailed listing of all members with service, honours, casualties, etc. Includes Nominal Roll.

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Men of the 8th

Division Ammunition Sub Park

World War Two

Published 2009

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.

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Australians in

Peril

World War Two

Published 2017

An Outline History of Australian Involvement in the Campaign with Unit and Full Casualty Listings.

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Kokoda Track

Casualties.

World War Two

Published 2019

An examination of these much overlooked units of the Electrical and Mechanical Engineers of World War Two

With detailed listing of all LAD’s (by number) with parent Arms, units, major dates, locations and movements recorded.

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The Light Aid Detachments in World War Two

World War Two

Published 2006

An outline history of this highly classified World War Two Australian Special Forces/Commando unit

detailed alphabetical listing of all Army personnel together with casualties, honours and awards and more.

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Soldiers of ‘M’

Special Unit

World War Two

Published 2004

Australasians in the Battle of Britain

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.

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More of the

Few

World War Two

Published 2010

Australian Military Force

Members with Qualifying Service

Detailed listing of Australian Military Force personnel with qualifying service with supporting notes.

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Philippine

Liberation Medal 1944

World War Two

Published 2012

Australian Military Forces

World War Two

Outline history and detailed nominal roll for this highly classified World War Two Australian Imperial Force unit which did fine work behind enemy lines in New Guinea.

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Soldiers of the

New Guinea Air Warning Wireless Company

World War Two

Published 2004

9th April to 21st December 1941 Australian Imperial Force Units Present

A listing of Australian Imperial Force Units present at varying stages of the siege from 9th April to 21st December 1941.

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The Tobruk

Siege

World War Two

Published 2005

Australia and the Commonwealth in the Malaya Emergency 1948-1960

Includes detailed alphabetical roll of all Australian Army personnel who served.

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Mostly Unsung

Malaya Emergency

Published 1989

Casualty List

Casualty List for all fatal and non fatal casualties. Many more non fatal than previously recorded.

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Australian

Army Training Team Vietnam

South Vietnam

Published 2012

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.

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Operation

Crimp

Indonesian Confrontation

Published 2004

Australian Army Location Statements

An overview of the BCOF commitment with listing of Australian Army units/detachments circa 1950.

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British

Commonwealth Occupation Forces

BCOF

Published 2003

Australian Military Force Recipients of the General Service Medal 1918-1964. Excludes Malaya bar for Australian service.

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Purple With

A Green Stripe

Miscellaneous

Published 1991

World War One

Australian Flying Corps

Australian Imperial Force

POW List 122

Alphabetical computer lists of all POWs with detail of place of capture, fate, etc.

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Australian

Prisoners of War

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World War One

Published 1998

tracing your British military ancestors in Australia

A concise guide to researching the British garrison in Australia 1788-1870.

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Finding The

Family Redcoat

Colonial

Published 2013

by Ian MacFarlane

and

Neil C Smith

New Zealand (Maori) Wars 1840’s to 1860’s

A detailed study of the part played by the Colonial Australian mariners of HMCSS Victoria during the First Taranaki War against the New Zealand Maori in 1860-61.

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Victoria And

Australia's First War

Colonial

Published 2005

A brief history of this small Royal Engineer Unit

Includes detailed Nominal Roll including Medal aspects, awards and bars.

 

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Balloonists in

the Boer War

Boer War

Published 2010

British Held Records of Australian Rewards for the Boer War 1899-1902

This is a compilation of British held records of Australian Rewards for the Boer War 1899-1902. Research document.

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Brought to

Notice

Boer War

Published 1994

Boer War 1899-1902

A short history and biographical record of this poorly documented Australian unit in the Boer War which is even excluded in ‘Murray’s’. With medal entitlements, other service, etc.

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Doyle's

Australian Scouts

Boer War

Published 2008

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.

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Australia's

Yeomanry Scouts

Boer War

Published 2002

Boer War 1899 -1902

Tells of the Natal Naval Volunteers, which formed on 30th April 1885 in Durban, on a part-time basis. The group was established primarily out of fear of a Russian invasion.

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Natal Naval

Volunteers

Boer War

Published 2006

Boer War 1899-1902

A short history of the Cape Colony raised Irregular unit with detailed nominal roll showing personal and service details plus medals and other military service. Includes several Australians.

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Orpen's

Light Horse

Boer War

Published 2008

Australians and Military Justice in the Boer War 1899-1902

Australians and Military Justice in the Boer War 1899-1902.An investigation into the extent of Australian transgressions with detail on 224 Australians who erred and were punished.

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The Odd

Blemish

Boer War

Published 1999

A Short History with World War One Nominal Roll and Award Citations

The most accurate listing of Australian nurses available.

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The Australian

Army Nursing Service

World War One

Published 1996

World War One

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.

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The History of

the Australian Voluntary Hospital

World War One

Published 2006

Australia's Bluejackets in German New Guinea 1914

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.

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Australia's

Bluejackets

World War One

Published 2016

An overview of the campaign and detailed medal roll listing all 53 medal recipients

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The General

Service Medal bar Kurdistan to Australians

World War One

Published 2006

The Sinking of the Australian Imperial Force Troopship Ballarat

The story of the sinking of the Australian Imperial Force Troop Ship Ballarat near England in April 1917. Includes detailed nominal roll of all Army personnel.

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Men of the

Ballarat

World War One

Published 2006

An Examination of the First 1000 Enlistments in the Royal Australian Air Force.

Indexed with a detailed nominal roll.

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One Thousand

Airmen

World War One

Published 2003

of the 1st Australian Imperial Force 1914-21

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.

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Tropical Force

Veterans

World War One

Published 1995

An account of the infamous German Raider in World War One

with detailed listing of those captured including Australia’s only two females taken as a Prisoners of War in that conflict.

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Australasians

Captured by the Raider Wolf

World War One

Published 2006

World War Two 1939-1945

A short history with detailed chronology and alphabetical roll of all personnel with all casualties, honours and awards, etc.

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Men of the

15th Field Ambulance

World War Two

Published 2005

Australian Imperial Force World War Two

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.

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Men of the 9th

Divisional Ski Company

World War Two

Published 2005

Australian Military Forces

World War Two

Detailed alphabetical listing of all Commendations. There is no other visibility of these awards as they were not gazetted.

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Commander in

Chief's Commendations

World War Two

Published 2003

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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Kalgoorlie,

Cairo and Beyond

World War Two

Published 2002

Papua New Guinea

World War Two

Alphabetical listing of Papua and New Guinea natives who received this unique award in World War Two.

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Loyal Service

Medallion

World War Two

Published 2008

The 22nd Garrison Battalion and the Cowra Break-out 1944

A short history of the Japanese prison camp escape and detailed nominal roll of those who faced them, with detail which allows in most cases those present at the break-out to be identified.

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Men of Cowra

World War Two

Published 2006

An examination of the loss of Australian Prisoners Of War on the Italian vessel Nino Bixio in August 1942

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The Nino Bixio

(1942)

     

World War Two

Published 2004

The Australian Defence of New Caledonia World War Two

An outline history of Robin Force and Poppy Force with detailed nominal roll of Australians from 3rd Commando Company, etc.

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Robin Force

World War Two

Published 2001

The Men and Women of Z Special Unit

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.

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They Came

Unseen

World War Two

Published 2010

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.

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With The Red

Duster

World War Two

Published 2006

With the Australians in Korea 1950-56

With detailed Army nominal roll.

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Home By

Christmas

Korea

Published 1990

South East Asia 1965-1976

Notes and details of all involved with acts, dates and places visited. Some not listed in the Vietnam Nominal Roll and much fresh, never before published material.

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Australian

Concert Parties

South Vietnam

Published 2014

With the Australian Army in Borneo 1962-1966

Indonesian Confrontation 1962-1966.

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.

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Nothing Short

of War

Indonesian Confrontation

Published 1999

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.

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Disarming the

Menace

BCOF

Published 2012

Interpreting Australian Army Discharge Authorities

Interpreting Australian Army discharge authorities circa 1914-1970. Notes by N C Smith 2011.

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Why Was He

Discharged?

Miscellaneous

Published 2011

The 4th Australian Light Horse Field Ambulance 1917 - 1918

An Autobiography and History

by Patrick M. Hamilton.

A detailed history based on the author’s diary and official records. Includes index, footnotes and alphabetical roll with citation details.

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Riders of

Destiny

World War One

Published 1996

Medal Roll

With notes and additional remarks to the original medal roll. Listed alphabetically.

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Mashonaland

1890

Colonial

Published 2007

Boer War 1899-1902

New Zealand (Maori) Wars 1840’s to 1860’s

An outline history with detailed nominal roll with medal listings and related service and biographical details. 2002. Card cover.

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1st Tasmanian

Contingent

Boer War

Published 2005

South Africa 1899 to 1902

Sir Edward Cecil Bethune, was a British soldier who raised and led his own regiment, Bethune's Mounted Infantry, in the Second Boer War. 

Bethune's Mounted Infantry fought at the battles of Colenso and Spion Kop, and took part in the Relief of Ladysmith. Members included British, Australian and USA men.

Book provides a history and nominal roll with details.

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Bethune's

Mounted Infantry

Boer War

Published 1999

Staff Media Roll

Boer War 1899-1902

A short history of this black chapter in the Boer War 1899-1902 and medal rolls.

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Transvaals's

Burgher Concentration Camps

Boer War

Published 2009

Boer War 1899 -1902

An examination and alphabetical listing of all fatal casualties of soldiers in Australian Contingents in the Boer War 1899 -1902 either during or shortly after service in Southern Africa.

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Australian

Fatal Casualties

Boer War

Published 2000

1899-1902

Detailed alphabetical listing of all known recipients.

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Australian

Recipients of the King's South Africa Medal

Boer War

Published 2003

Australians writing home from the Boer War 1899-1900

The letters and stories written by Australians who served and fought during the Boer War in South Africa between 1899 and 1900.

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News From

The Veldt

Boer War

Published 1999

Boer War 1899-1902

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.

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Australian

Prisoners of War

Boer War

Published 2005

The History of the 21st Battalion 1915 - 1918

A history of the 21st Battalion with detailed nominal roll, award citations. Indexed.

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The Red and

Black Diamond

World War One

Published 1997

The Kiao-Chau campaign against the Germans in China in 1914

Includes detailed casualty and honours list with the surprising inclusion of an Australian Army Officer.

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An Australian

In Tsingtao

World War One

Published 2016