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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing : The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell
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'Landing on the beach at Gallipoli, Alec Campbell, aged 16, looked more like a 12 year-old in his big brothers uniform. An Australian country boy caught up in a war he knew little about, on a peninsula he couldn't even spell, he eluded snipers as he carried water up the line to the trenches of anzac cove. Eventually he succumbed to illness and was evacuated to Cairo. Back home again he went bush as a drover and jackaroo, but Gallipoli had opened his eyes to the iniquities of war and of empire, and the depression reinforced his political radicalisation. He became an active unionist, a socialist and republican. Living with the injury he sustained at Gallipoli, he devoted much of his working life to helping others with disabilities. Alec Campbell who went to war for adventure and lived to become a national icon, epitomises the Aussie larrikin and reluctant hero.' (Publication summary)

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  • Dedication: To Jane, my life partner, best friend, co-author, reader and wife.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Milton, Milton - Toowong area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: John Wiley and Sons , 2003 .
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      Extent: xvi, 223p., [28]p. of platesp.
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      • Published September 13th 2011
      ISBN: 1740310667

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[Review] Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing: The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jenny Williams , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , June vol. 83 no. 11 2004; (p. 19)

— Review of Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing : The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jonathan King , 2003 single work biography
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 October 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of Mango Country : A Journey Beyond the Brochures of Tropical Queensland John Van Tiggelen , 2003 single work prose ; Antarctica on a Plate Alexa Thomson , 2003 single work autobiography ; The Boy in the Green Suit : A Memoir Robert Hillman , 2003 single work autobiography ; Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing : The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jonathan King , 2003 single work biography
Hackneyed, Slipshod Writing Robert Nichols , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 May 2003; (p. 7a)

— Review of Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing : The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jonathan King , 2003 single work biography
Anzac Legend Embraces Turks Red Harrison , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 19-20 April 2003; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing : The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jonathan King , 2003 single work biography
One in a Million Mike Safe , 2003 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 19-20 April 2003; (p. 18-21)
The Slaughter that Shaped the Identities of Two Nations Christopher Bantick , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 20 April 2003; (p. 10)

— Review of Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing : The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jonathan King , 2003 single work biography
Anzac Legend Embraces Turks Red Harrison , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 19-20 April 2003; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing : The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jonathan King , 2003 single work biography
Hackneyed, Slipshod Writing Robert Nichols , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 May 2003; (p. 7a)

— Review of Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing : The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jonathan King , 2003 single work biography
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 October 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of Mango Country : A Journey Beyond the Brochures of Tropical Queensland John Van Tiggelen , 2003 single work prose ; Antarctica on a Plate Alexa Thomson , 2003 single work autobiography ; The Boy in the Green Suit : A Memoir Robert Hillman , 2003 single work autobiography ; Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing : The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jonathan King , 2003 single work biography
[Review] Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing: The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jenny Williams , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , June vol. 83 no. 11 2004; (p. 19)

— Review of Gallipoli: Our Last Man Standing : The Extraordinary Life of Alec Campbell Jonathan King , 2003 single work biography
One in a Million Mike Safe , 2003 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 19-20 April 2003; (p. 18-21)
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