# 24534

BOAS, Harold

[JUDAICA] Australian Jewry book of honour : the Great War, 1914-1918

/ compiled by Harold Boas. Perth, W.A. : Lamson Paragon (W.A.) Ltd., 1923. Small oblong quarto (185 x 250 mm), original printed brown wrappers (a little wear to the yapp edges), staple bound, 88 pp, illustrated with b/w photographic plates; title page and edges foxed, else clean and sound throughout.

Dedicated to Lieutenant-General Sir John Monash, this survey of the contribution and sacrifice made by Jewish Australians during WWI contains a portrait list of the soldiers who died on active service, a general nominal roll of soldiers who served (including those with the New Zealand armed forces), and a roll of those who received honours and decorations. There are also sections on Australian Jewish chaplains and Jewish activities abroad, notably in Paris, London and on Salisbury Plain. The author was the Australian Y.M.C.A. Jewish Representative with the A.I.F.