Pompey Elliott was Australia’s most famous fighting general in World War I. Now, with Ross McMullin’s new book, Pompey Elliott has also become the creator of Australia’s most riveting personal narrative of that conflict.

Pompey Elliott At War: In His Own Words is Ross McMullin’s enthralling new book about the legendary commander whose brilliant and vigorous leadership was crucial in iconic Australian triumphs such as Villers-Bretonneux and Polygon Wood. Pompey’s letters and diaries were extraordinarily frank, forthright, emotional and controversial.

Ross McMullin is an award-winning biographer and an entertaining speaker. Listen along to the podcast as he brings the remarkable Pompey back to life.

Pompey Elliott at War: In His Own Words

by Ross McMullin | Words in Winter 2018