Australian war graves workers and World War One : devoted labour for the lost, the unknown but not forgotten dead / Fred Cahir, Sara Weuffen, Matt Smith, Peter Bakker, Jo Caminiti.

Collection type Library
Author Cahir, Fred, 1963-, author.; Weuffen, Sara.; Smith, Matt.; Bakker, Peter.; Caminiti, Jo.; EBSCOhost;
Call Number 940.54654 C132
Document type Monograph
Year [2019]
Pagination xxi, 143 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 22 cm.
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan,
Place made Singapore :

Intro; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; About This Book; Contents; Abbreviations; List of Figures; 1 "Their Last Resting Place": Foundations of Graves Work; Introduction; Evolution of Modern War Graves Practices; The Imperial War Graves Commission (IW GC) (1914-1918); Conclusion; 2 The Australian War Graves Effort (1919-1922); Introduction; Australia''s Promise; The Graves Registration Unit (GRU) at Gallipoli (1918-1919); The Australian Graves Detachment (AGD) on the Western Front (1919); The Australian Graves Service (AGS) on the Western Front (1919-1922); Conclusion. 3 "A Man of Silent Substance": Major John Eldred Mott MCIntroduction; Active Service; The Gallant Australian; Commanding Officer of the AGD; Negotiating a Delicate Balance; Cornerstone of a Commanding Officer; A Commanding Legacy; 4 "He Took Pleasure in D oing His Duty": Staff Sgt. Frank Cahir DSM, MM; Introduction; Wartime Service; "One of Those Choice-Drawn Cavaliers"; Frank''s War Graves Work; Return to Australia; Physical and Emotional Troubles; PTSD Fallout; 5 "Dark in Complexion": The Indigenous War G raves Workers; Introduction; Private 6524 Edward "Darky" Smith; Wartime Service. No. 1 Company AGD WorkerPrivate 7515 William Charles Miller; Private 5386 George William Mitchell; Private 7114 John "Jack" Ogilvie; 6 "A Credible Officer Befallen by Circumstance?" Captain Allen Charles Waters Kingston; Introduction; Enlistment and WWI-S ervice; AGD and AGS Motor Transport and Photographic Unit CO; Questionable Leadership?; Judged and Found Lacking; Returning Home; 7 "A Very Unpleasant Job": Private William Frampton McBeath; My Grandfather''s Story; Private 61661 William (Will) Frampton Mc Beath; The Last Convoy; Spanish Influenza; Armistice; England; France. Australian Graves Detachment Gay Paree; Going Home; 8 Their Legacy; Introduction; Contributions to Wartime Literature; Significance to (Inter)National Pilgrimage; The Australian Graves Detachment''s (AGD) Legacy.

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