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1914 : riding into war / Susan Brocker.

By: Brocker, Susan, 1961- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Kiwis at war: book 1.Description: 215 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781775432067 .Other title: Riding into war.Subject(s): New Zealand. Army. New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade -- Children's fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Children's fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Children's fiction | Horses -- Children's fiction | Soldiers -- Children's fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- New Zealand -- Children's fiction | World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli Peninsula -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: Billy, a 17-year-old shepherd working on a farm in the Manawatu, lies about his age and enlists in the army, and after training is sent to Gallipoli.
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Children's Fiction BROC (Browse shelf) Checked out 23/04/2019 i2134911
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Teen Fiction BRO (Browse shelf) Available A00794996
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Children's Fiction BROC (Browse shelf) Available i2134912
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Itll be over by Christmas... Young Billy Bowman and his mate Jack get caught up in the excitement when war is declared in August 1914 and leave their jobs on the farm to rush off and enlist in the Mounted Riflesbecause the war would 'probably be over by Christmas'. We follow their journey from the Awapuni training camp to more training in the sands of Egypt before they finally get shipped outwithout their horsesto fight at Gallipoli. And there they discover that war isnt the big adventure they thought it would be.

Novel for children.

Billy, a 17-year-old shepherd working on a farm in the Manawatu, lies about his age and enlists in the army, and after training is sent to Gallipoli.

Intermediate, junior secondary.

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