Author: Ron Austin
Cobbers In Khaki - The History of the 8th Battalion, 1914-1918
Slouch Hat Publications
Size: 43 MB
The history of the 8th Battalion, 1914-1918. An original Gallipoli Landing battalion, formed in the Ballarat & Geelong districts in 1914. Three Victoria Crosses were won by the battalion during its wartime service with Captain Percy Lay being the most highly decorated soldier. During his service on the Western Front, Percy Lay was awarded the Military Cross, the Distinguished Conduct Medal, the Military Medal and the Croix de Guerre.