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The Soldiers' Wall: A Glimpse Into Their World

Publisher: Boolarong Press

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 284 pages
Author: L. Mitchell
Year: 2013
ISBN: 9781922109606
Other: b&w photos, map, appendixes, further reading
Publisher: Boolarong Press

The restoration of Brisbane's City Hall was not meant to be an archaeological dig, but it certainly ended up that way, as construction workers came across a number of artefacts of historical importance during their work there. 

In 2008, during the early stages of the renovation, a covered wall was found in the basement of City Hall, which had the signatures of men who had enlisted into the Australian Army during World War II. Discovered just prior to the 70th anniversary of WWII, most of the men were identified and now has information on the Brisbane City Council website. 

Public tours of the wall were limited owing to the renovation work, but visitors were enthusiastic about this rare find. Many asking questions as well as providing information and anecdotes about the wall, and those listed on it. This book answers numerous questions, as well as giving an insight into the life and times of the men who signed the wall.

Contents:
Foreword
Preface
1. Introduction and Discovery
2. Identification and Case Studies
3. Timeline
4. Enlistment and Conscription
5. Rank and Occupation
6. Units I: The Infantry
7. Units II: Combat (Arms)
8. Units III: Combat Support
9. Locations and Transport
10. Medical
11. The Human Element
12. Our American Visitors
13. Homecoming and Discharge
14. Conclusion
Appendix 1. List of Soldiers Identifications
Appendix 2. List of Locations
Appendix 3. Army Medical Classifications
List of Appreciation
Internet Resources
Further Reading

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