The 28th. A Record of War Service with the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-1919.; Volume 1. Egypt, Gallipoli, Lemnos Island, Sinai Peninsula. H. B. Collett.

The 28th. A Record of War Service with the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-1919.; Volume 1. Egypt, Gallipoli, Lemnos Island, Sinai Peninsula

Brisbane: A. Green, 2010. Facsimile. 1/4 cloth. Octavo (217 x 152 mm.), xv, 219 pp., ill., maps (3 folding) , quarter cloth with paper covered boards. As new. As new. Item #662

Facsimile of : Perth, W.A.: Trustees of the Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of Western Australia, 1922. Facsimile Edition limited to 400 copies of which this is number 6. Includes Roll of Honour 16 April 1915 - 21 March 1916, Roll of Original Officers, Nominal Roll of Original Members, Nominal Roll of Reinforcements, Honours and Awards List.
The 28th Battalion was one of three Battalions wholly recruited and organised in Western Australia. It was raised in April 1915, left Australia in June and landed at Gallipoli in September. It later served on the Western Front at Pozieres and on the Somme, at Bullecourt, Menin Road and Poelcappelle. In April 1918 it fought against the German Spring Offensive. The Battalion was disbanded in March 1919. Battle Honours include Albert 1918, Amiens, Beaurevoir, Broodseinde, Bullecourt, Egypt, 1915-16, France and Flanders 1916-18, Gallipoli 1915, Hindenburg Line, Menin Road, Mont St. Quentin, Passchendaele, Poelcappelle, Polygon Wood, Pozières, Somme 1916 & 1918, Ypres 1917. This book is cited by the Australian War Memorial as one of the major reference works about the Battalion.

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