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A Colonial Forces Study Group (Queensland) Publication 

Brisbane, 2010

Softcover, 300p

ISBN 9780646534619

'A Most Promising Corps': Citizen Soldiers in Colonial Queensland, 1860 - 1903

SKU: 364215376135191
  • 'A most promising corps' : citizen soldiers in Colonial Queensland, 1860-1903 /​ [edited by] Geoff Ginn, Hilary Davies &​ Brian Rough.


    'A Most Promising Corps' is an authoritative work of historical research that tells the local stories of Queensland’s colonial military for the first time. It has 300 of new research and illustrations, and will provide local historians, genealogists, military historians and general readers with revealing insights into the organization and membership of all branches of the Queensland Defence Force.


    A Most Promising Corps focuses on the cities and towns that supported the development of Queensland’s colonial military forces. Places covered in this publication include: Allora, Augathella, Ayr, Beenleigh, Biggenden, Blackstone, Boonah, Bowen, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Charters Towers, Childers, Clermont, Clifton, Cooktown, Dalby, Gatton, Gladstone, Gympie, Herberton, Howard, Hughenden, Ingham, Ipswich, Lowood, Mackay, Maryborough, Mount Morgan, Nerang, North Pine, Ravenswood, Redcliffe, Rockhampton, Roma, Southport, Stanthorpe, Thursday Island, Toowoomba, Townsville, and Warwick. All branches of Queensland’s colonial military and naval forces that operated in those towns and cities have been examined. A list of officers known to have served in each town will be of special interest.

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