Bibliography - Illawarra at War


Primary Sources

AWM 8 Unit Embarkation Nominal Rolls

AWM 28 Recommendation files for Honours and Awards

AWM 30 Prisoner of War Statements

AWM 131 Roll of Honour Circulars

AWM 133 Nominal Roll of Australian Imperial Force who left Australia for service abroad 1914-1918

AWM 140 Official Historian’s Biographical Cards

AWM 145 Roll of Honour

AWM 183 Australian War Records Section Biographical Forms

AWM 190 Nominal Roll of Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force

AWM Australian Army Nursing Service, AIF Seniority lists.

AWM Private Records Series

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Census of the Commonwealth of Australia 1901

Census of the Commonwealth of Australia 1911

Corrimal Public School Honour Roll 1914-1917

National Archives of Australia, Series B2455, Personnel dossiers for 1st Australian Imperial Forces ex-service members.


Illawarra Mercury

Kiama Independent

South Coast Times

Unit Histories

Berrie, George L, Under Furred Hats, (6th Light Horse), W C Penfold, Sydney, 1919.

Lee, J E, The Chronicle of the 45th Battalion AIF.

Sloan, H, The Purple and the Gold, A History of the 30th Battalion, Sydney, 1938.

Taylor, F W and Cusack, T A, Nulli Secondus. A History of the Second Battalion, AIF 1914-1919, 1942.

White, T, The Fighting Thirteenth. History of the Thirteenth Battalion AIF 1914-1918, Tyrrells, Sydney, 1924.

Wren, E, Randwick to Hargicourt, (3rd Battalion), Sydney, 1935.

Wrench, C M, Campaigning with the Fighting 9th, In and out of the line with the Ninth Battalion AIF, Boolarong Publications, Brisbane, 1985.

Unpublished Books and Theses

Crux, Narelle, Keeping the Home Fires Burning. A study of the roles of women in the Illawarra during the First World War and the effects of the war upon their position in society, Unpublished BA (Hons) Thesis, University of Wollongong, 1981.

Edwards, Albert, The Seventh Platoon of the First Australian Infantry Battalion. My War Diary. Upublished MSS, private collection.

Piggott, Michael, The Coconut Lancers, Unpublished Thesis, AWM MSS1052.

Westwood, Susan, A Study of the Attitudes of the Church of England in the Illawarra during the First World War, Unpublished BA (Hons) Thesis, University of Wollongong, 1980.

Books and Articles

Balgownie Public School Centenary Committee, Balgownie Public School Centenary 1889-1989, BPSCC, 1989.

Bassett, Jan, ‘Ready to serve: Australian women in the Great War’, Journal of the Australian War Memorial, (2), April 1983, pp. 8-16.

Bassett, Jan, Guns and Brooches. Australian Army Nursing from the Boer War to the Gulf War, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1992.

Bayley, William A, Blue Haven. History of Kiama Municipality (rev. ed.), Kiama Municipal Council, Kiama, 1976

Bayley, William A, Green Meadows. Centenary History of Shellharbour Municipality New South Wales, Shellharbour Municipal Council, Albion Park, 1959.

Bean, C E W et. al., Official History of Australia in the War 1914-1918, Vols I-XI, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1921-42.

Bourke, Joanna, ‘Swinging the lead: malingering, Australian soldiers and the Great War’, JAWM, 26 (April 1995), pp. 10-18.

Bourke, Joanna, "Shell Shock and Australian Soldiers in the Great War", Sabretache, Vol. XXXVI, July/September 1995, pp. 3-10.

Butler, A G, The Australian Army Medical Services in the War of 1914-1918, Vols I-III, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1943.

Cain, Frank, The Wobblies at War. a history of the IWW and the Great War in Australia, Spectrum Publications, Melbourne, 1993.

Campbell, M and Hosken, G (eds), Four Australians at War. Letters to Argyle 1914-1919, Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst, 1996.

Clark, Alan, The Waratahs. South Coast Recruiting March 1915, Alan Clark, Nowra, 1994.

Corrimal Public School Centenary Committee, Corrimal Public School Centenary 1890-1990, Corrimal Public School Centenary Committee, 1990.

Cousins, Arthur, The Garden of New South Wales. A History of the Illawarra & Shoalhaven Districts 1770-1900, Illawarra Historical Society, Wollongong, 1994 [1948]

Damousi, Joy and Lake, Marilyn (eds), Gender and War. Australians at War in the Twentieth Century, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 1995.

Downing, W H, To the Last Ridge, Champion, Melbourne, 1920.

East, Ronald (ed.), The Gallipoli Diary of Sergeant Lawrence, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 1981.

Fitzhardinge, L F, The Little Digger 1914-1952. William Morris Hughes A Political Biography Volume II, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1979.

Gammage, Bill, The Broken Years. Australian Soldiers in the Great War, ANU Press, Canberra, 1974.

Gilbert, Alan D, et al, "Computing Military History: A Research Report on the First AIF Project’, War & Society, 7,1, May 1989, pp. 106-113..

Hagan, Jim and Wells, Andrew (eds), A History of Wollongong, Wollongong City Council and University of Wollongong Press, Wolliongong, 1997.

Henderson, Beryl (ed.), Monuments and Memorials. A tribute to their worth, The Royal Australian Historical Society, Sydney, 1988.

Henderson, Krimhilde and Henderson, Terry, Early Illawarra. People, houses, life, History Project Incorporated ANU, Canberra, 1983

Hetherington, Les, "The Kangaroos March: Wagga Wagga to Sydney, December 1915 - January 1916", Journal of the Australian War Memorial, 26, April (1995), 19-25.

Illawarra Family History Group, Illawarra Pioneers Pre 1920, Illawarra Family History Group, Wollongong, 1988.

Illawarra Family History Group, Illawarra Remembers. War Memorials of the Illawarra, Illawarra Family History Group, Wollongong, 1995.

Illawarra Historical Society, IHS Bulletin, May and June, 1989, Illawarra Historical Society, Wollongong.

Inglis, Ken, Sacred Places. War Memorials in the Australian Landscape, Melbourne University Press, Carlton South, 1998.

King, Norman S, Story of Austinmer, Austinmer Public School, 1967.

Lamb, M, Piggin, S, and Radkovic, S, Treasure in Earthen Vessels. A History of St Michael’s Cathedral, Wollongong, St Michael’s Anglican Church, Wollongong, 1984.

Marshall, K and M, The Early Wollongong Congregational Church and some of its Personalities, Illawarra Historical Society, Wollongong, 1968.

McKernan, Michael and Browne, Margaret (eds), Australia Two Centuries of War & Peace, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1988.

McKernan, Michael, Australian Churches at War. Attitudes and Activities of the Major Churches 1914-1918, Catholic Theological Faculty and Australian War Memorial, Sydney and Canberra, 1980.

McKernan, Michael, Padre. Australian Chaplains in Gallipoli and France, Allen & Unwin, North Sydney, 1986.

McKernan, Michael, The Australian People and the Great War, Nelson, West Melbourne, 1980.

McQuilton, John, "A Shire at War. Yackandandah 1914-18", Journal of the Australian War Memorial, 11, (October 1987), pp. 3-15.

Mitchell, W and Sherington, G, Growing Up in the Illawarra. A Social History 1834-1984, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, 1984.

Pederson, P A, Monash as Military Commander, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 1985.

Piggin, Stuart, Faith of Steel. A History of the Christian Churches in Illawarra, Australia, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, 1984.

Returned Soldiers Association of New South Wales, Anzac Memorial, RSA, Sydney, 1916.

Richardson, Len, The Bitter Years. Wollongong during the Great Depression, Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, 1984.

Robinson, Ross (ed.), Urban Illawarra, Sorrett Publishing, Melbourne, 1977.

Robson, L L, "The Origin and Character of the First AIF, 1914-1918: Some Statistical Evidence", Historical Studies, 15, 61, 1973.

Robson, L L, The First AIF. A Study of its Recruitment 1914-1918, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 1970.

Serle, Geoffrey (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 1988.

Singleton, C C, Railway History in Illawarra, Illawarra Historical Society, Wollongong, 1972.

Southern, J L N, A Railway History of the Illawarra, BHP, Melbourne, 1978.

Sutton, Ralph, Soldiers of the Queen. War in the Soudan, New South Wales Military Historical Society and The Royal New South Wales Regiment, Sydney, 1985.

Thompson, Alistair, Anzac Memories. Living with the Legend, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, 1994.

Turner, Ian, Industrial Labour and Politics. The Dynamics of the Labour Movement in Eastern Australia, 1900-1921, Australian National University, Canberra, 1965.

Vamplew, Wray (ed.), Australians. Historical Statistics, Fairfax, Syme and Weldon, Broadway, 1987

White, Richard, ‘Motives for joining up: self sacrifice, self-interest and social class 1914-18’, JAWM, 9 (October 1986), pp. 3-16.

White, Richard, "The Soldier as Tourist: The Australian Experience of the Great War", War & Society, 5, 1 (May 1987), pp. 63-77.

Wilcox, Craig (ed.), The Great War. Gains and Losses - Anzac and Empire, AWM/ANU, Canberra, 1995.

Wilcox, Craig, For Hearths and Homes. Citizen Soldiering in Australia 1854-1945, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, 1998.

Winter, Denis, 25 April 1915. The Inevitable Tragedy, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1994.

Young, M and Gammage, B (eds), Hail and Farewell, Letters From Two Brothers Killed in France, Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst, 1995.


Vivienne Caldwell, Illawarra at War, BA (Hons) Thesis, University of Wollongong, 1999