Describes the formation of the 23rd Battalion in early 1915, and its training at Broadmeadows and Egypt prior to landing at Gallipoli in September 1915. Evacuated in December, the Battalion then served in
France and Belgian and fought in many of the major battles including Pozieres, Bullecourt, Ypres, Hamel and Mont St Quentin, where in 1918, Pte Robert Mactier earned the Battalion's only Victoria Cross. 250 x 180mm., pp. 311, black & white plates, Honour Roll, Nominal Roll, index. Hard cover, laminated boards. NEW.