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Servicemen and women of the Nambucca District
in the First World War 1914 - 1918 and beyond

By Trevor G. Lynch

Book Cover: Nambucca AnzacsThe result of 12 years research, Nambucca Anzacs provides a history of the locations and experiences involving men and women from the Nambucca District on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, and their involvement in World War 1.

Presented as a collection of biographies, letters, diary extracts, and newspaper reports, this encyclopaedic work commemorates the contribution of these people, and their history in the Nambucca District.

Containing hundreds of stories of our Anzacs, this magnificent and invaluable volume is a model social history for regional Australia and a wonderful resource for historians, lovers of military history, and those whose families hail from the Nambucca District.


About the Author: (inter alia).

TSM Trevor Lynch5RAR was about to raise Mentoring Task Force 2 (MTF 2). He commenced pre-deployment training and deployed to Afghanistan. During this deployment Trevor was the Team Sergeant Major, or second in command, of a mentoring team which operated from small patrol bases occupied by Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers. In this role the mentoring team conducted combat patrols with the ANA to counter insurgent activities.
After returning to Australia Trevor was reposted in 2012 and returned to instructional duties with the Warrant Officer and Non Commissioned Officer (WO&NCO) Academy (NT). In this capacity he instructs private soldiers from all corps of the Army on the Junior Leaders Course (JLC), and Corporals on the all corps Sergeant Course.
Trevor continues to serve in this capacity today, though he is planning to move South again in a few years.