Kiwis at War: 1914 Riding into War - pr_1699828

Kiwis at War: 1914 Riding into War

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Itll be over by Christmas... Young Billy Bowman and his mate Jack get caught up in the excitement when war is declared in August 1914 and leave their jobs on the farm to rush off and enlist in the Mounted Riflesbecause the war would 'probably be over by Christmas'. We follow their journey from the Awapuni training camp to more training in the sands of Egypt before they finally get shipped outwithout their horsesto fight at Gallipoli. And there they discover that war isnt the big adventure they thought it would be.

Product code: 9781775432067

ISBN 9781775432067
Itll be over by Christmas... Young Billy Bowman and his mate Jack get caught up in the excitement when war is declared in August 1914 and leave their jobs on the farm to rush off and enlist in the Mounted Riflesbecause the war would 'probably be over by Christmas'. We follow their journey from the Awapuni training camp to more training in the sands of Egypt before they finally get shipped outwithout their horsesto fight at Gallipoli. And there they discover that war isnt the big adventure they thought it would be.