Cate Clark: Gunnedah and the 1st Aust Armoured Div

Posted on: Mon 21 May 2018

During WWII, this sleepy little area of Northern NSW became home for a while to around 20,000 troops of Australia’s 1st Armoured Division.

Cate Clark, a Gunnedah local historian, tells us why the troops were there, and the impact they had on the locals. It’s a fascinating look at how Australia prepared for an expected invasion by the Japanese and gives us a glimpse into country life in that era and little known Armoured Corps history.

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Photos provided by author Cate Clark and used with her permission.


Images with permission of Publisher:  Write Right Media…  The Black Soil Plains And Beyond;  and To Fight And Do Our Best

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