Title: The Burford Sampson Great War Diary (15th Battalion AIF)
Author: Lloyd, V H
Condition: Near Mint
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 1997
Cover: Hard Cover without Dust Jacket – 233 pages
Comments: This is the war diary of Colonel Burford Sampson DSO, MID, VD who served with the 15th Battalion AIF at Gallipoli and later on the Western Front. Sampson, who came from Launceston, Tasmania saw service during the Boer War with the South African Constabulary and later end up in the 92nd (Launceston) Infanttry Regiment prior to World War I. He was close friends with Australia’s most decorated of World War I – Henry “Mad Harry” Murray.
This is a limited edition of 300 copies.
This title is a compelling read about the experiences of one of Australia’s great soldiers of World War One and is a must for anyone interested in the activities of the 15th Battalion AIF.
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