A little known episode of World War one when the troopship 'Boonah' arrived back in Fremantle in 1918 bearing soldiers infected with the 'Spanish Flu' then rampant in South Africa where the ship had docked. A number of the soldiers, quarantined at Woodman
Point and the nurses attending them died. Sir Hal Colebatch, as State Minister for Health features prominently in the account. 210 x 148mm., pp. 10, 264, black & white plates, references, bibliography, index. Trade paperback, pictorial card covers. Contents, no inscriptions; card covers, slightly rubbed corners. NEAR FINE.