That Ragged Mob : the Service Record of the 3rd and 4th Victorian Bushmen Contingents in the Boer War with a Brief Biographical Sketch of Each Man Who Served
Follows the Victorian 3rd and 4th Contingents sent to the war in South Africa. Tracks their recruitment, organisation and exploits. Looks at their courage, principles, humour and weaknesses. The story relies upon the words of the men who were there, a literate lot whose letters home were published uncensored by local press.
- Hardback | 705 pages
- 01 May 2009
- Robin Droogleever
- Bulleen, VIC, Australia