2015, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Triumph on the Western Front : diary of a despatch rider with the ANZACs 1915-1919 / Oswald Harcourt Davis MM R.E. ; compiled by Philip Holdway-Davis. Davis, Oswald Harcourt, 1882-1962, (author.)

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Triumph on the Western Front : diary of a despatch rider with the ANZACs 1915-1919 / Oswald Harcourt Davis MM R.E. ; compiled by Philip Holdway-Davis
 
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Edition
  • Somme 1916 Centenary Edition with battlefield guide.
Physical Description
  • 438 pages : illustrations, map, portraits, facsimiles ; 22 cm.
Published
  • Auckland, New Zealand Insurance Professional Limited (Publishing), 2015.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Triumph on the Western Front : diary of a despatch rider with the ANZACs 1915-1919 /​ Oswald Harcourt Davis MM R.E. ; compiled by Philip Holdway-Davis.
Author
  • Davis, Oswald Harcourt, 1882-1962, (author.)
Other Authors
  • Holdway-Davis, Philip, 1960-, (editor.)
Edition
  • Somme 1916 Centenary Edition with battlefield guide.
Published
  • Auckland, New Zealand Insurance Professional Limited (Publishing), 2015.
Copyright
  • ©2015
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • 438 pages : illustrations, map, portraits, facsimiles ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • Oswald Harcourt Davis was a despatch motorcycle rider during World War 1. This item contains his own words written as a diary during his years on the Western Front. Oswald joined the Royal Engineers in 1916 and arrived in Abbeville, Somme, France, in July that year. He was attached to the ANZACs and rode a Triumph motorcycle to carry pigeons at a time when communications were limited and risky.
Notes
  • Includes Somme battlefield guide at the end of book (pages numbered 1-94).
  • Includes bibliographical references (page 438)
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780473314637
  • 0473314630
Dewey Number
  • 940.481
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