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Sectarian Riot? Coverup?

Melbourne Rare Book Week

Event Date: 19 July 2024 05:00 PM to 19 July 2024 06:00 PM
Author / Presenters: Major General (Ret’d) Michael O’Brien CSC, MDA, BSc (Mil)
Event Venue: Tonic House
Event Organiser: Royal United Services Institute of Victoria

Australia’s disastrous Battle of Fromelles has generated a large volume of literature over the last 100 years. It has caused a riotous assembly in Bendigo and accusations of a coverup. Mike will review the writings from his intimate experience with the twenty-first century re-burial and identification of Australia’s lost soldiers from this battle.

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