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'He belonged to Wagga': The Great War, the AIF and returned soldiers in an Australian country town

Hodges, Ian Leslie


This thesis follows the First World War generation from the Wagga Wagga district in southern New South Wales through the late nineteenth century to the mid-1930s. The environment in which Wagga’s soldiers grew up, their months or years in the army and their lives as returned men touch on the war’s most enduring themes. Wagga’s volunteers were the country men of AIF lore. Yet many earned their living in the same professions and occupations as ...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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