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John Treloar and Peter Shaw. The Kilted Battalion: The History of the 16th Infantry Battalion(The Cameron Highlanders of Western Australia).

John Treloar and Peter Shaw. The Kilted Battalion, The history of the 16th Infantry Battalion (The Cameron Highlanders of Western Australia), 2006, ISBN 0 646 49971 8, hard cover, 256 pp $45 plus p&p.

The Kilted Battalion was published in 2006 to mark the 70th Anniversary of the formation of the Cameron Highlanders of WA. The unit history covers the period from 1936 as a newly raised militia battalion until 1960 when the battalion was amalgamated with other WA CMF infantry battalions to form the Royal Western Australia Regiment. Peter Shaw is an honorary life members of the Military Historical Society of Australia

Appendixes include battle honours, badges, battalion colours, nominal rolls and other valuable reference material. The book is available from 16th Infantry Battalion Cameron Highlanders of WA Association. Contact John Treloar, 6 Bedwell Cres, Booragoon WA 08 9364 6948
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