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Triumph on the western front : diary of a despatch rider with the ANZACs 1915-1919

Author: Oswald Harcourt Davis; Philip Holdway-Davis
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Insurance Professional Limited (Publishing), 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Oswald Harcourt Davis was a despatch motorcycle rider during World War 1. This item contains his own words written as a diary during his years on the Western Front. Oswald joined the Royal Engineers in 1916 and arrived in Abbeville, Somme, France, in July that year. He was attached to the ANZACs and rode a Triumph motorcycle to carry pigeons at a time when communications were limited and risky.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Triumph on the western front
Named Person: Oswald Harcourt Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oswald Harcourt Davis; Philip Holdway-Davis
ISBN: 9780473314637 0473314630
OCLC Number: 905493104
Description: 438 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Oswald Harcourt Davis MM R.E. ; compiled by Philip Holdway-Davis.

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Oswald Harcourt Davis was a despatch motorcycle rider during World War 1. This item contains his own words written as a diary during his years on the Western Front. Oswald joined the Royal Engineers in 1916 and arrived in Abbeville, Somme, France, in July that year. He was attached to the ANZACs and rode a Triumph motorcycle to carry pigeons at a time when communications were limited and risky.

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