Resources

Bibliography
Ewen, Murray, Colour Patch the men of the 2/4th Australian Machine Gun Battalion, 1940-1945(Victoria Park, W.A.: Hesperian Press, 2003) Colour Patch has been used extensively throughout this website thanks to the generosity of Murray Ewen. Copies of his book are still available, please use the ‘Contact’ facility of this website for your request to be passed on to Murray.

 

Cody, Les, Ghosts in Khaki : the history of the 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion, 8th Australian Division A.I.F(Carlisle, W. Aust.: Hesperian Press, 1997)

 

Harris, Richard All In My Stride: John Gilmour’s story: Changi to world Champion (Carlisle, W. Aust: Hespian Press, 1999)

 

Lane, John Summer Will Come Again: The story of Australian POW’s fight for survival in Japan (Fremantle, W. Aust: Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1987)

 

McCormack , Gavan & Nelson, Hank; The Burma Thailand Railway, ( Maryborough, Vic, Allen & Unwin, 1993.)

 

Nelson Hank, POW Prisoners of War Australians Under Nippon (Sydney, NSW: ABC Enterprises, 1985)

 

Saggers, Ian; Saggers, A E, To Hell-fire, Purgatory and Back : an account of the battle exploits and prisoner-of-war experiences of Major A. E. Saggers, commanding officer ‘A’ Company, 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion and Special Reserve Batallion, A.I.F. : based on his secret diaries(Dalkeith, W.A.: I. Saggers, 2000)

 

Australian War Memorial website