young_soldier_from_the_goldThe Young Soldier from the Goldfields

by Roma Wood

ISBN 0 85905 210 9, (1995 new), Soft Cover, 140mm x 215mm, 138 pp, illustrated, 200grams

$22.00 + POST

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.