Navy and Army Illustrated Volume 10

Navy and Army Illustrated Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... her right, and on her left Sergeant-Major Seddon, the daughter of the Premier. On the extreme right of the picture is Lieutenant Williams, with to her right hand, Lieutenant Douglas, daughter of Sir Arthur Douglas, the Under Secretary for the Defence of the Colony. The Premier Colony of Australia. ABRIGHT page in the history of federal Australia will be the splendid enthusiasm of New South Wales for the Mother-cause. The New South Wales Lancers left London amid memorable scenes, and have taken part in thehard-foughtbattles of Lord Methuen. A veritable passion to uphold the Empire at all costs seized on the people of New South Wales, and marvels were wrought in the fire of enthusiasm that will last for many a day, and live long in the memory of the new Australia. Space is wanting here to deal with a theme so inspiring. Australians of every class vied with each other in offering their manhood and their wealth to strike an effective blow in the war. There is a large military organisation in New South Wales which made the work in some ways easy, but nothing could have been carried through without the magnificent zeal of the Colonists, whose demonstrations as the successive contingents left were the ringing response of a million and a-quarter of our race in one colony alone, when the gage of battle was thrown down by the now vanquished Boers. The men of the Premier Colony have fought as men of the Empire should. The Australian Horse the Lancers, the Mound Rifles, the battery of the Royal Australian Erom Stereoscopic Photograph, Copyright 1900, Underwood S, Underwood, London, W.d. A PATROL OF NEW SOUTH WALES MOUNTED INFANTRY. Moving from Modder River into the Orange State. Artillery, the Mounted Infantry, and the New South Wales Infantry have...show more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 612g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236905970
  • 9781236905970