Like those from other cities and towns across Australia, the people of Macarthur rallied to support the war effort. Through aiding of recruitment, caring of troops and commemorating the losses, the Macarthur region had significant involvement in the First World War.
Local author and historian, Lauren Hokin, will launch her new book ANZACs of Macarthur: Men and Women Who Served in the First World War at Campbelltown City Library. The book commemorates the Macarthur region's 1000 or so soldiers, sailors and nurses who served in World War I.
Date: Thursday 21 July 2016
Venue: HJ Daley Library, Hurley St, Campbelltown
Light refreshments will be served. This is a free event, however, bookings are essential on 4645 4431.
Author of ANZACs of Macarthur Lauren Hokin is pictured with Local Information Services Librarian Andrew Allen