Melbourne: Specialty Press, . Cloth. Octavo (220 x 150 mm.), 192 pp., 13 ill. including maps, cloth with Battalion colour patch. Good, extensive insect damage to cloth, edges of binding worn, chips from upper and lower spine, edges stained and insect damaged, pages close to boards browned, watermark on back pastedown and endpaper, internally clean. Good. Item #735
The 3rd Pioneer Battalion was an infantry and light engineer unit raised in Victoria in March 1916. They served at Armentieres, Ypres, the Somme, Amiens and the Hindenburg Line and were highly decorated, including one Victoria Cross. Includes Honours and Awards, Honour Roll and Nominal Roll. Dornbusch, C.E. Australian military bibliography, 317 Trigellis-Smith, S. Shaping history : a bibliography of Australian army unit histories, 302.