The Lionheart: A Life of Lieutenant-General Sir Talbot Hobbs: An Australian Commander in World War One.

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Coombes, David

AMHP, Sydney, 2007. 1st ed, large 8vo in d/w, plates, end-notes, abbreviations, biblio, index, pp342, **Keith Murdoch described Sir Talbot Hobbs as ‘His heart is that of a lion’. Hobbs commanded 1st Div artillery on Gallipoli and then the 5th Australian Div AIF on the Western Front. He was highly regarded & commanded his division with distinction serving at second Bullecourt, Perone and Villers-Bretonneux where he established himself as a top general. He went back to architecture in Perth after the war where he built many grand buildings, new.

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