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History of Australia (1901-1945) - Gallipoli Campaign, Vfl-Afl Players Who Died in Active Service (Paperback) Loot Price: R281
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History of Australia (1901-1945) - Gallipoli Campaign, Vfl-Afl Players Who Died in Active Service (Paperback): Books Llc
History of Australia (1901-1945) - Gallipoli Campaign, Vfl-Afl Players Who Died in Active Service (Paperback): Books Llc

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 127. Not illustrated. Chapters: Gallipoli Campaign, Vfl/afl Players Who Died in Active Service, Australian Rules Football During the World Wars, Australian Frontier Wars, Bombing of Darwin, Great Depression in Australia, Federation Drought, 1911-1916 Australian Drought, Coniston Massacre, the Battle of Broken Hill, Day of Mourning, Women's Service Guilds, Australian Home Front During World War Ii, No. 1 Wireless Unit Raaf, Forrest River Massacre, Frumel, Gove Land Rights Case, John Tennant, War Precautions Act 1914, Caledon Bay Crisis, Lasseter's Reef, Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force, Fleet Radio Unit, Copra Plantations in New Guinea, Racial Hygiene Association of New South Wales, Hermannsburg School, Aborigines Progressive Association, Kimberley Plan, Building Revival Campaign. Excerpt: Since the inception of the Victorian Football League in 1897, many of its players have served in the armed services, including the The Anglo-Boer War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War (in which Melbourne's Geoff Collins served as a fighter pilot), and the Vietnam War (in which Geelong's Wayne Closter served). According to Main & Allen (2002, p.x), "no VFL footballer was killed in any wars other than the Anglo-Boer War and the two World Wars." A number of the VFL players who served also lost their lives in active service. They were either killed in action, or died as a consequence of the wounds, injuries, and/or illnesses they had suffered in their active service. At least one VFL umpire is known to have been killed, goal umpire Alexander Salton who served as a Private in the 60th Battalion, First A.I.F. on September 10, 1916 in France Charlie Moore and Stan Reid, the only two VFL players to be killed in the Anglo-Boer War, had played against each other in the 1898 VFL Grand Final. Reid had played in the back-pocket for Fitzroy and...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 128
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-43281-4
Barcode: 9781157432814
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LSN: 1-157-43281-6

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