Fighting Nineteenth – History of the 19th Infantry Battalion AIF 1915-1918


by Wayne Mathews & David Wilson

After almost 95 years the story of the Fighting Nineteenth can finally be told. Almost 5000 men served in the 19th Battalion, AIF during its three and a half years as one of the four battalions of the 5th Brigade, 2nd Division. Formed in Sydney in 1915 with many of its first recruits recently discharged members of the Australian force that captured the German colonies in New Guinea. This history traces the battalion’s progress from Australia to Egypt and then on to Gallipoli where it was responsible for Popes Hill. After Gallipoli it was the Western Front.

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ISBN: 978-0-9807774-4-4

History of the 19th Infantry Battalion AIF 1915 - 1918

Gallipoli Western Front Suez Canal Somme Mont St Quentin Suvla Hindenberg Line


New hard cover laminated book, 25cm x 17.5cm, 520pp with research CD in back cover. Includes nominal roll, Index, maps, battle honours, roll of honour and many photographs