With the Fortieth

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (107 pages)
Author: N. Meagher
Year: (1918) 2007
ISBN: 9781921175152
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Published 'in memory of Lieutenant Norman R.J. Meagher, killed in action in the Great War 4th October 1917', this book tells the story this mans experience in the War.

Norman entered training to serve in the 40th Battalion in October 1915, which sailed from Tasmania for war on the 2nd July 1916. The book is largely a compilation of letters written by Norman Meagher to his parents and friends in Tasmania. They include stories of what was happening in the war, descriptions of events and places he saw, memories and thoughts and beliefs he held.

Written by a brave, thoughtful and intelligent young man, these letters give a sobering first-hand insight into the events of the First World War.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book. Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s. Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.


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