Pompey Elliott

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Updated to include a foreword by Les Carlyon, this comprehensive, rich biography of the great Australian general vividly examines Elliott's origins and youth, his peacetime careers as a lawyer and politician, and the achievements as well as the controversies that he aroused during his years as a soldier. Also highlighted are notable battles Elliott influenced, including the Gallipoli Landing, Lone Pine, Fromelles, Polygon Wood, and Villers-Bretonneux, and numerous aspects of Australia's history during his lifetime.


Ross McMullin is a historian and biographer. He is the author of The Light on the Hill, So Monstrous a Travesty, and Will Dyson: Australia’s Radical Genius.