Title: A Biography – Ruxton
Author: Blair, Anne
Condition: Near Mint
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 2004
Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 208 pages
Comments: The biography of Bruce Ruxton – an Australian ex-serviceman and President of the Victorian Returned and Services League from 1979 to 2002.
Ruxton enlisted in the Australian Army on 22 February 1944, and was employed as a company cook. He served in World War II in the South West Pacific Area, the Netherlands East Indies and Balikpapan in Borneo, and for three years he served in Japan with the British Commonwealth Occupation Force, as a rifleman in the 2/25 Australian Infantry Battalion of the 7th Division. He was discharged on 12 January 1949 but was not promoted beyond the rank of Private.