Onboard HMAS Australia 1914-1918 – A boy’s recollections of life on the lower deck of the battlecruiser. By William Warner. Five Senses Education Pty Ltd 2014. ISBN 978 1 74130 984 3. 192 Pages with maps and photographs. Available from the Publisher (Cost $29.95)
Reviewed by Commander Greg Swinden, RAN
WILLIAM Warner was a teenage signalman who served in the battlecruiser HMAS Australia during 1916-18 and wrote this book in the 1930s; but it was never published. In 2014 his children Robert Warner and Olwyn Green edited their father’s manuscript and produced this work.