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In this talk Paul Cobb will look at the career of General Monash whose spectacular promotion led him to command the Australian Corps. Monash was highly regarded, and even touted as a possible replacement for Sir Douglas Haig. But was he as good as his reputation now suggests? The second half of this presentation will look at the Battle of Le Hame…
Paul Cobb tells the full story of Fromelles starting with the action on 19 July 1916, to the discovery of the mass graves at Pheasant Wood and the creation of the Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery. Join us for this fascinating talk.