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Colliver, E. J. (Eustace James), 1892-
Title
The Forty-Third : the story and official history of the 43rd Battalion, A.I.F. / narrative and compilation by E.J. Colliver and B.H. Richardson; foreword by Jas. H. Cannan
Call Number
NL 940.3942 COL
Created/Published
Adelaide : Rigby, 1920
Pages
310
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Forty-Third 1
FORTY-THIRD. 3
FORTY-THIRD. 7
Dedicated 9
CONTENTS. 11
ILLUSTRATIONS. 13
FOREWORD BY BRIGADIER-GENERAL JAS. H. CANNAN, C. B., C.M.G., D.S.O. 15
INTRODUCTION. 17
FORTY-THIRD BATTALION. CHAPTER I. THE FORMATION OF THE BATTALION. 21
CHAPTER II. THE ORIGINAL OFFICERS AND SENIOR NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS. 22
CHAPTER III. TRAINING IN AUSTRALIA. 33
CHAPTER IV. THE JOURNEY. 39
CHAPTER V. TRAINING IN ENGLAND. 45
CHAPTER VI. DEPARTURE FROM ENGLAND AND FIRST MONTH IN FRANCE. 51
CHAPTER VII. TRENCH WARFARE. 57
CHAPTER VIII. PREPARATION FOR MESSINES. 64
CHAPTER IX. THE BATTLE OF MESSINES. 70
CHAPTER X. WARNETON. 81
CHAPTER XI. REORGANISATION IN BACK AREAS. 86
CHAPTER XII. YPRES. 93
CHAPTER XIII. THE WINTER OF 1917-18. 104
CHAPTER XIV. THE CALL TO THE SOMME. 112
CHAPTER XV. THE DEFENCE OF AMIENS. 121
CHAPTER XVI. VILLERS BRETONNEUX. 131
CHAPTER XVII. THE BATTLE OF HAMEL. 136
CHAPTER XVIII. THE OPENING OF THE GREAT OFFENSIVE. 146
CHAPTER XIX. THE ADVANCE NORTH OF THE SOMME. 155
CHAPTER XX. OPEN WARFARE. 167
CHAPTER XXI. BREAKING THE HINDENBURG LINE. 173
CHAPTER XXII. BELIEF. 178
APPENDICES. 183
APPENDIX I. CALENDAR AND DIARY. 187
APPENDIX II. MUSTER ROLL. 221
APPENDIX III. LIST OF OFFICERS. 256
APPENDIX IV. NOMINAL ROLL OF OFFICERS. 259
APPENDIX IV. DECORATIONS AWARDED. 266
APPENDIX V. ROLL OF HONOUR. 270
APPENDIX VI. CASUALTIES, PRISONERS, MATERIAL CAPTURED, AND COMPARATIVE GRAPHS. 285
APPENDIX VII. STORIES OF SOME LATE MEMBERS OF THE BATTALION. 291
APPENDIX VIII. THE 43rd BATTALION TRENCH COMFORTS LEAGUE. AN APPRECIATION. 300
APPENDIX IX. SOME INCIDENTS OF THE LIFE IN FRANCE. 303

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Colliver, E. J and Richardson, B. H. The Forty-Third : the story and official history of the 43rd Battalion, A.I.F Adelaide: Rigby, 1920. Web. 29 August 2016 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52860815>

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