- From gold mine to firing line : "The Thames" and the Great War 1914-1918 / edited by Meghan Hawkes, assisted by Althea Barker ; written by Althea Barker, Meghan Hawkes, Kae Lewis, Russell Skeet, Tracey Spence, Roger Strong, David Wilton
D640.A2 FRO (Call Number)
"Be steady, my men": the 6th Hauraki Company / by Russell Skeet -- WWI: Thames' special soldier / by Althea Barker -- Lottery of death: conscientious objectors, enemy aliens, military appeals and misconduct / by Meghan Hawkes -- "The old crowd are getting thinned out": diaries & letters, the war through the eyes of our soldiers / by Althea Barker -- "This home touch": life in Thames (& districts) 1914-1918 / by Meghan Hawkes -- ANZAC Day: the first commemorations / by Althea Barker -- ANZAC biscuits / by Althea Barker -- Thames Star newspaper illustrations 1914-1948 -- Postcards home & away / by Althea Barker -- WWI veterans' memories / by Althea Barker -- Love in action: Thames area WWI war brides / by Althea Barker -- Like diamonds in the snow: the war bride story of Phyllis McGregor / by Meghan Hawkes -- WWI memorabilia from Thames / by Althea Barker -- Remembering the fallen: Hauraki-Coromandel World War I memorials / by David Wilton -- Thames soldiers who died in World War One / by Kae Lewis and Althea Barker -- The missing war dead of Thames / by Althea Barker -- WWI war cemeteries / by Althea Barker -- The flu epidemic of 1918 / by Kae Lewis -- Everywhere: WWI tunnellers from the Thames / by Althea Barker -- "That my feet shall not falter": WWI military nurses of the Thames area / by Althea Barker -- Returned soldier ballot farms on the Hauraki Plains / by Tracey Spence -- Medals and honours in World War One / by Roger Strong & Althea Barker -- Thames war poetry & music / by Althea Barker -- The end of the war / by Althea Barker.
viii, 316 pages : illustrations (some colour), facsimiles, map, portraits ; 30 cm
Barker, Althea, editor, author
(Author) Lewis, Kae, author
(Author) Strong, Roger, author
(Author) Hawkes, Meghan, 1961-, editor, author
(Author) Skeet, R. B. (Russell Burgess), author
(Author) Spence, Tracey, 1969-, author
(Author) Wilton, Dave, 1952-, author
(Author) The Coromandel Heritage Trust
[Thames] (Place of occurrence) 2014
From gold mine to firing line : "The Thames" and the Great War 1914-1918
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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