Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk Second Edition

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Lulu.com, Sep 30, 2015 - History - 112 pages
Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk is Marghanita da Cruz's third book in a series. This book provides a self guided tour of the numerous World War 1 honour boards and memorials around Annandale. It is about Annandale in the decade between 1910 and 1920, when over 1200 locals left as members of the Australian Imperial Force or to join British regiments. This edition has been expanded to include the extraordinary stories of indigenous digger Douglas Grant and the Wireless Miller Brothers. It also covers the Rozelle Tram Sheds memorial. At home, there were other battles over conscription and between modes of transport. Marghanita da Cruz has been gathering an anecdotal history of Annandale, at ""Annandale on the Web"" since 1998. Marghanita guided this short walk as part of the Annandale Heritage Festival on 21 April 2013.
 

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Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk is Marghanita da Cruz's third book in a series.
This book provides a self guided tour of the numerous World War 1 honour boards and memorials around Annandale
. It is about Annandale in the decade between 1910 and 1920, when over 1200 locals left as members of the Australian Imperial Force or to join British regiments.
This edition has been expanded to include the extraordinary stories of indigenous digger Douglas Grant and the Wireless Miller Brothers. It also covers the Rozelle Tram Sheds memorial. At home, there were other battles over conscription and between modes of transport.
Marghanita da Cruz has been gathering an anecdotal history of Annandale, at "Annandale on the Web" since 1998. This book is available as a Paperback and an E-Book
The paperback is available from the Annandale Village Newsagent, 113 Johnston Street Annandale The eBook is available in ePub format, from nook and iBooks and Amazon Kindles store.
More about the book at http://ramin.com.au/walks/great-war-short-walk.shtml
 

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Johnston Street and Northumberland Avenue
19
Victory or Soldiers Memorial Hall
43
Memorial and Ersatz Grave Hinsby Park
54
Post Office Booth Street
60
Extended Walk West along Collins Street
76
References
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