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Aussie Heroes: Sir Edward Weary Dunlop

Author Edwards,Hazel

Illustrator Reynolds,Pat

Item Code 8060016

Product Type Book

Format Paperback

ISBN 9781921042706

Series Aussie Heroes


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Ernie Dunlop was determined to become a doctor from an early age. Born in Melbourne, he was fascinated with both medical science and physical challenges.

Whilst studying medicine he earned the nickname ‘Weary’ and gained a reputation as a dedicated doctor and sportsman. In November 1939, after the outbreak of World War II, Weary signed up for the Australian Army.

In April 1942, Weary and his men were captured and became prisoners of war. During this time Weary became known for his leadership and communication skills with the enemy. After the war Weary was committed to caring for war veterans.
Genre: Non Fiction / Reference Subject: People & Places Learning Area: Civics and Citizenship, English, History Reading Level: Upper Primary, Middle Primary School Year: Year 4, Year 5, Year 6 Ages: 9 to 12 Page Count: 96

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