The W. A. Digger Book.

The W. A. Digger Book.

Perth: Press Sub Branch of R. S. L, 1929. Hardcover. "The best trench diggers in the (British) Army. They work like bullocks, fight like tigers, yet are so cheerful." (unnamed journalist reporting on the conduct of West Australian soldiers at Gallipoli, October 1915). Includes portraits and biographies of Victoria Cross winners. Presentation volume, in glossy blue cloth, with title in gilt on cover. The more usual paper cover (with the circular die cut showing the portrait of Colonel Collett) is bound in. With two newspaper articles laid down at rear paper cover, otherwise fine condition. 4to,156pp, many b&w printed photographic plates. OCLC: 220205817. Trove Libraries Australia ID 2463098. Fine. Item #20485

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