Young Soldier from the Goldfields (C.)(H)
Paperback - Author: Wood, Roma Publisher: Hesperian Press
The story of a battler’s life from his early days in Boulder to service in the Middle East and New Guinea during World War II, then working in the emerging North West of Australia, raising a family in the Pilbara, and the Goldfields before retiring to Batchelor, Northern Territory.
Roma Wood, born in Port Hedland of Chinese, Javanese and Aboriginal descent, met and married Ted Wood, a returned soldier. Roma lives in Darwin and is active in volunteer community work with Legacy and welfare groups for the disabled.