Meleah Hampton Historian

Meleah Hampton

Dr Meleah Hampton is a historian in the Military History Section, where she has worked since 2013. She is a graduate of the University of Adelaide and completed her PhD with a thesis on the 1916 battles for Pozières and Mouquet Farm. Her primary interest is in the operational conduct of the First World War on the Western Front. She is a member of the editorial staff of the Memorial’s magazine, Wartime, and continues to research and write biographies for the Last Post Ceremony project.

Key publications:

Attack on the Somme: 1st Anzac Corps and the Battle of Pozières Ridge, 1916, Helion and Company, 2016.

“The cost of inexperience: Americans on the Western Front, 1918”, Ashley Ekins (ed.), 1918: a year of victory: the end of the Great War and the shaping of history, Exisle Publishers, Auckland, 2010, pp. 99–108.

“Campaign Season”, Wartime 67, Winter 2014.

“An unfortunate case: Trooper Harkus”, Wartime 65, Summer 2013–14.