Ts memoir (62pp plus identical photocopied version) covering his service as an Australian observer and pilot with No 12 (Artillery Observation) Squadron RFC in France, 1917, on home defence duties with No 36 (Night Flying) Squadron in County Durham, Ireland, 1918, and with No 141 Squadron in southern Ireland, 1919. He had transferred from the Australian Imperial Forces in 1916.
Military conflict took place during every year of the 20th Century. There were only short periods of time that the world was free of war. The total number of deaths caused by war during the 20th Century has been estimated at 187 million and is probably higher.