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For Love of Country




Yaouk in the High Country


AWM = Australian War Memorial

NAA = National Archives of Australia

ACTA = ACT Archives


ACT Archives {ACTA].Files. Eddison W: 1925-33, TL919, Part 1 (Part 2 missing); 1933-66 348/-/28A Parts 1-4, apparently continuation of TL919 Part 1. Anderson K: TL945. Campbell C: TL918 Parts 1-2, also TL913 Parts 1-2, Stromlo. Champion P: TL912 Parts 1-2; see also TL8003 Part 1, Weetangera block. Dulhunty H A: TL140, subsequently to De Salis R: TL914 Parts 1-2. Maguire J: TL916 Parts 1-2. Russell A T and C: TL1027 Parts 1-3. Tanner G: TL917 Parts 1-2. The AACT web pages ‘Repat and Rabbits: WW1 Soldier Settlement’ are useful but as yet incomplete (www.archives.act.gov.au).

AIF War Diaries,56th Battalion, 14th Brigade, 5th Division (1916-18), 6th Australian Light Horse, 2nd Brigade ALH (1914-16), No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth September 1918- April 1919, Australian War Memorial series AWM4. Most can be searched online under Unit War Diaries (www.awm.gov.au).

Alexander, Kristen, Jack Davenport, Beaufighter Leader (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2009).

Australian Dictionary of Biography, available online (www.adb.anu.edu.au).

The Australian Encyclopaedia, (The Grolier Society of Australia, 6 volumes, Sydney, 1981 edition).

Australian Light Horse Association website, (Material includes Training Manual, regimental colour patches, badges, uniforms etc.)

Bean, C.E.W., Anzac to Amiens (AWM, Canberra 1946, 1983 ed).

Bean, C.E.W., Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-18 (Australian War Memorial, available online www.awm.gov.au, search Official Histories).

Berrie, Geo. L., Under Furred Hats [6th A.L.H. Regt.] (W.C. Penfold & Co. Ltd., Sydney, 1919).

Bonnett, Harold, Saga of the Steam Plough (Allen and Unwin, London, 1965).

Brown, Jonathan, Allens of Oxford (Road Locomotive Society, UK, 2012). See Ch 2 for Eddisons.

Butler, A.G., Official History of the Australian Army Medical Services 1914-18. (Australian War Memorial, available online www.awm.gov.au, search Official Histories).

Carlyon, Les, Gallipoli (Macmillan, Sydney, 2001).

Carlyon, Les, The Great War (Macmillan, Sydney, 2006).

Casey, Maryrose, Disturbing Performances of Race and Nation: King Bungaree, John Noble and Jimmy Clements (International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies Vol 2 No. 2, 2009) available online.

Charlwood D.E., No Moon Tonight (Angus and Robertson, London, 1956). A beautifully written account of life in Bomber Command.

Churchill, Winston, (Richard M Langworth, ed.), Churchill in His Own Words (Ebury Press, London 2012).

Cole, Don & Davison, Frank, A Family of Wheelwrights in the Ancient Parish of Adel (Impressive Characters, Leeds, 2001).

Cole, Don, Farming, Farmers and Farms in a Yorkshire Parish (D&J Thornton 1991, Impressive Characters, Leeds 1997).

Cope, John (comp), If Only These Stones Could Speak. A History of Queanbeyan Public School 1864-2001 (Queanbeyan Public School P and C Association, c.2001).

Coulthard-Clark, C.D., The Third Brother, The Royal Australian Air Force 1921-39 (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1991).

Coulthard-Clark, Chris, The Encyclopaedia of Australia’s Battles (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1991, revised 2001).

Dennis, Peter et al., The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (OUP, Melbourne, 1995).

Dick, George Turnbull, Beaufighters over New Guinea, No. 30 Squadron RAAF 1942-43 (RAAF Museum, Point Cook, Occasional series Number 5, 1993).

Dick, George (com.), Service in No. 30 Beaufighter Squadron, Some Individual Recollections (Adam Press, Glenbrook NSW, 1994).

Donkin, Paddy, The Herbert and Pfahl Families, (Monograph, 2011, privately published, copy made available courtesy of Nan Pfahl.)

Douglas, Marion and Yonge Pam, ABC radio interview late 1990s, transcript ACT Heritage Library.

Douglas, Marion and Fionna (comp.), Not Without My Corsets! Oral histories of the families who farmed soldier settler blocks in the Woden Valley from 1920 to 1963. (Art Graphic Design ACT, 1996.) See also transcripts of interviews with neighbours in ACT Heritage Library: Marion Douglas, Brownie Tanner, Clare Maquire, and Nan Campbell.

Duties of Anti-Gas Personnel & Instructions for Protection of Dug-Outs Against Gas(First Anzac Corps c.1917, AWM 358.34A741D).

Duties of Battalion and Artillery Brigade Gas N.C.Os(Second Army, March 1918, AWM).

Eddison Family Papers and photographs, kindly made available by Mrs Pam Yonge and members of the Douglas, Sarantos and Townley families. Copies of some correspondence are available at the ACT Heritage Library MSS 166: Search Manuscript_Collections/Eddison_Family

Eddison, Edward Dalkeith (Keith). Letters 1938-43. Unpublished. In Eddison family collection. Copies at ACT Heritage Library.

Eddison, Jack Osbaldeston. Letters 1937-1943. Unpublished. In Eddison family collection. Copies at ACT Heritage Library.

Eddison, Leslie Herbert [Tom}, Letters 1934-40. In Wilkins, Penelope (comp.) Letters Home from Leslie Herbert (Tom) Eddison DFC, to his family at Yamba, Cotter Road, Federal Capital Territory, Australia (Privately published, Canberra, 2001, ISBN 0 9577234 2 3. Copy at ACT Heritage Library). Originals in Eddison family papers.

Eddison, Marion, taped interview with her son-in-law Smokey Douglas and granddaughter Penny, Canberra c.1970, author transcript.

Eddison, Walter Herbert, Service Papers 1914-20 (NSW Regimental No. 686 sometime 918 changed to 61, NAA, available online).


Walter Eddison with his stallion Kentigern, Decoy Pond c. 1905


Ellis, Capt. A.D, (Alexander Donaldson), The Story of the Fifth Australian Division (Hodder and Stoughton, 1919).

Fischer, Fritz, Germany’s Aims in The First World War (Chatto & Windus 1967, London, translation, Introduction by James Joll).

Gaden, Caroline, Pounding along to Singapore: a story of the 2/20 Battalion AIF with the letters and diary of Capt. E W (Bill) Gaden of D Force, POW 1940-45 (CopyRight Publishing, Brisbane, 2012).

Gibbney, Jim, Canberra 1913-1953 (AGPS, Canberra, 1988). Vol 2 of a Bicentenary History of Canberra.

Griffith, Paddy (ed.), British Fighting Methods in the Great War (Frank Cass, London, 1996).

Gullett, H.S., The Australian Imperial Force in Sinai and Palestine, 1914-18 (Vol VII First World War Official History series, AWM 10th ed.)

Gullet H.S., Barrett Chas (eds.), Australia in Palestine, (Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1919).

Hayes, Paul (ed.), Themes in Modern European History 1890-1945 (Routledge, London, 1992).

Hill, Anthony, Soldier Boy, The True Story of Jim Martin, the Youngest ANZAC, (Penguin, Melbourne, 2001).

Hill, Anthony, The Story of Billy Young (Penguin, Melbourne 2012).

Holmes, Richard, Tommy (Harper Perennial, London, 2005).

Idriess, Ion, The Desert Column (Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1932).

Husband, ELD, A Waler’s Story (in Gullett et al Australia in Palestine p 71 ff).

Idriess, Ion, The Desert Column (Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1932).

Instructions for “Wind Dangerous” Period and Action During a Gas Attack(Second Army 1917 AWM 358.34G7411).

Jackson’s Oxford Journal. Various dates 1870s-80s. Available online through the National Library of Australia.

Jeffery, Robert, Pioneers of Australia (Illustrated), (The Pioneering Publishing Co., Melbourne, 1938) p 369 ff, article and photographs of James Byron Baker and his property Bobingah.

Jones, Ian,A Thousand Miles of Battles, The Saga of the Australian Light Horse in WWI (ADCC Publications, Brisbane, 2007).

Kerr, Barbara, Bound to the Soil: A Social History of Dorset 1750-1918 (John Baker, London, 1968, Dorset Books1993).

Lane, Michael R., The Story of the Steam Plough Works: Fowlers of Leeds (Northgate, London, 1980).

Lea-Scarlett, Errol, Queanbeyan: District and People (Queanbeyan Municipal Council, printed by Hogbin, Poole, Sydney, 1968).

Lloyd, Clem, and Rees, Jacqui, The Last Shilling: A History of Repatriation in Australia (MUP, Melbourne, 1994).

McKeown, P.J., (ed.), Deo, Ecclesiae, Patria, Fifty Years of Canberra Grammar School (ANU Press, Canberra, 1979).

McKernan, Michael, Gallipoli, A Short History (Allen & Unwin, Sydney 2010).

Maynard, Roger, Hell’s Heroes (HarperCollins, Sydney 2010).

Mildenhall, William and Hall, William, photographs, Catching The Vision, The Foundation of Canberra Grammar School, CGS Foundation. 1997).

Mills, Marion Bertie. ‘Granny’ Mills. Letters in Eddison family collection.

Mudie, Jack, Vale to the 60 men who died in Naoetsu Camp. Unpublished, copy in Eddison family papers. His daughter, Jenny Walsh, kindly gave permission for me to quote from it.

National Archives of Australia. Files. Eddison W H: A6273 L1925/357, stock advances; A361 DSG23/2218, lease Block 132 Woden from 1920, also DSG/1331 and DSG22/1879; TL919 Part 1, from 1925. Cargill T R: A361 DSG24/727. Dulhunty A H: A361 DSG23/57. Gifford F W: A361 DSG23/359. Russell A C: A363 DSL1922/256; A192 FCL1924/305; A361 DSG23/677 repairs to house. Continuation of these files into later 1920s and beyond at ACT Archives [q.v.]. Service papers: Eddison W H (686), E D (563) and J O (NX60320); also Anderson (31999), Campbell (33918), Dalkeith (568), Denny (523), Herbert (662 WW1 and 2151 WW1), Maguire (17997), Prance (NX7426), Pfahl (21745), Russell (27643), and Tanner (20300) etc. Service papers available online www.naa.gov.au. Service papers available online www.naa.gov.au. Use NameSearch by category. The same number may have been used by several servicemen.


Soldier-Settler farms in the Woden Valley 1950s: the road to Yamba


National Archives UK, see under RAF.

Nelson, Hank, Chased by the Sun: The Australians in Bomber Command in WWII (Allen & Unwin, Sydney. 2006 ed).

Official History, Australia in the War of 1939-1945 (Australian War Memorial, multiple volumes for Army, Navy, Air Force, Civil and Medical histories of Second World War. Available online at www.awm.gov.au, search Official Histories. Also online Encyclopaedia at AWM website for individual articles. See also Bean above for the First World War official history.

Peden, Murray, A Thousand Shall Fall (Stoddart, Toronto, 1988 ed).

Pritchard, Geoff and Hutchings, Andy, Images of England – Weymouth & Portland (Tempus Publishing UK 2004).

RAF 214 Squadron, Record of Events and Operations Record Book November 1940-May 1941, UK National Archives, available online www.nationalarchives.gov.uk. Search Second World War guide > RAF Combat Reports > 214 Squadron etc. A fee may be payable to view the records. See also www.raf.mod.uk/history.

Sloggett, A.T., Memorandum on Gas Poisoning in Warfare with notes on its Pathology and Treatment (Director-General Medical Services, British Armies in France, c.1918, AWM 617.759C712C).

Third Army Standing Orders on Defence Against Gasc.1918 (AWM 358.3450941).

Walker, Squadron Leader Nigel, Strike To Defend (Neville Spearman, London, 1963).

Wall, Don, (ill. Seale, Clem), Singapore and Beyond, The Story Of The Men Of The 2/20 Battalion told by the survivors (2/20 Battalion Association, Sydney, 1985).

Warren, Alan, Singapore: Britain’s Greatest Defeat (Talisman, Hardie Grant Books, London 2002).

Waterhouse, Jill,A light in the bush, The Canberra Church of England Girls’ Grammar School and the capital city of Australia 1926-1977 (CCEGGS old Grammarians’ Association, Canberra, 1978.

Whitehead, R.A., A Century of Service, An Illustrated History of Eddison Plant Limited (Eddison Plant Ltd., Shepperton, 1968).

Wilkins, Penelope (comp,) Letters Home, see under Eddison, Leslie Herbert.

Williams, H.R. (Lieut. Harold Roy), The Gallant Company (Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1933). Williams served with the 56th Battalion from its formation.

Williams, Karen, Oaks Estate, No Man’s Land (National Capital Printing, Canberra, 1997).

Williams, Maslyn (Ronald), His Mother’s Country (MUP, Melbourne, 1988). The books is an account of his Australian experience to the late 20s. Sadly, it doesn’t mention Yamba.

Woodall, Sara, Voices From A Trunk: The Lost Lives of the Quaker Eddisons 1805-1867 (Blackthorn Press, Pickering, 2014).

Yarwood, A.T., Walers, Australian Horses Abroad, (MUP, Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 1989.