Title VERY ORDINARY OFFICER. The social and naval story of a Yorkshire-born Australian.
Book Number 51205
(Fisher, the author, 1999). Wrappers, colour and b&w illust., pp. 318. Fine. ISBN 0 646 36815 X. The author was a member of the Royal Navy for 31 years. "... a rare view of working class life in the nineteen thirties and forties, and of entry into the very different world of the Royal Navy's Wardrooms. It offers reflections, sometimes critical, on the navy's sometimes rather curious ways, and describes the challenging pleasure of starting life in a new country ..." (cover blurb).
Australia working class Yorkshire England WWII Second World War Two RN Royal Navy maritime biography