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Title:To All My Dear People: The Diary and Letters of Private Hubert P. Demasson 1916-1917
Price:AUD$20.00 (about USD$13.40)
Item ID:LB00-253922
Publisher:Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Australia, 1988
Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1988, Softcover, Book Condition: Good

Hubert Peter (Bert) Demasson was born in 1880 in Guildford, Perth Western Australia. He was employed by the Western Australian Railways Department, working his way up to a position as a guard. Married to Lilian Minchin in 1903, they had six children. Bert, aged thirty-seven, was granted leave from the Railways Department to enlist in the Australian Imperial Forces. He fought in France and died as a prisoner of war on 9th September 1917. Bert kept a diary and together with the letters he sent to his family, they provide an intimate and vivid account of the daily routine of war from the perspective of a mature married man. 159 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0949206350. ISBN/EAN: 9780949206350. Inventory No: 253922.
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