Title: Gallipoli Heroes – A Tribute to the Men from Western Victoria who gave their lives for their country
Author: Massey, Graeme
Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 2004
Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 208 pages
Comments: Over half of the book is dedicated to mini biographies of the Western Victorian servicemen who died at Gallipoli. Includes service and family details and details of death. Only a few have photos. Also includes a Gallipoli chronology which links each soldiers death with a key battle.
There is a brief account of the fighting for each battle together with a list of Western Victorian soldiers who lost their lives during that conflict. Includes details of Gallipoli cemeteries and memorials as well as those located elsewhere. The final section provides a link with the soldier and his origins. Includes details of place of birth, school, employment, main residence, place of enlistment and where he is recorded on a war memorial or honour roll. It covers Victorian units such as 7th, 8th and 14th Battalions, plus Light Horse who came from country Victoria.
An invaluable reference for the family or military historian.