Australians on the Western Front: Australian citizens only when in the trenches

By Michael Grealy
October 19 2018 - 1:00am
COURAGE: Private Miller Mack of the 50th Australian Infantry Battalion was one of 21 Ngarrindjeri men who enlisted. Picture: AWM P10608.010

About 1000 Indigenous soldiers volunteered for the First World War despite Australia’s Defence Act excluding Aboriginal men from military service.

Advertisement

Ad