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Published Friday 25 October 2019
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Author Ross McMullin to speak in Kilmore

Australian history buffs are invited to join renowned author Ross McMullin in Kilmore as he speaks about his novel, Pompey Elliott At War: In His Own Words.

The author talk is at Kilmore Customer and Library Service Centre on Wednesday 6 November from 5.30pm.

Mr McMullin will speak about Australian General, Harold Edward ‘Pompey’ Elliott, who fought in the Boer War and First World War including the Gallipoli campaign.

Pompey Elliott At War: In His Own Words is Mr McMullin's enthralling book about Australia's most famous fighting general, whose brilliant and vigorous leadership was crucial in iconic Australian triumphs such as Villers-Bretonneux and Polygon Wood.

Mr McMullin is an award-winning biographer and an entertaining speaker.

Signed copies of Pompey Elliott At War: In His Own Words will be available to purchase, with snacks and light refreshments also served on the night.

For more information, please contact 03 5734 6451.

Quotes attributable to Mitchell Shire Mayor Councillor Bill Chisholm

“Ross McMullin is an award-winning biographer and historian. He has written two books about Australia’s most famous fighting general, Pompey Elliott, and we’re thrilled to have him come to Kilmore and speak about his most recent book, Pompey Elliott at War: In His Own Words,” he said.

“Come along and be moved and inspired as he brings his remarkable book to life.

“No bookings are required, but please arrive at 5.30pm for a 6pm start.

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