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Michael Tyquin

Michael Tyquin

Doctor Michael Tyquin is a consulting historian based in Tasmania. He has published extensively in the areas of Australian social, medical and military history. He is a serving member of the Australian Army Reserve which he joined as a medical assistant with the 4/19th Prince of Wales Light Horse. He is the official historian of the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps and a former Adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland’s Centre for Military and Veterans’ Health.

Michael Tyquin was born in Melbourne, raised in a farm near Werribee in Victoria. He attended boarding school at St. Patrick’s College, Ballarat, school cadets, joined the Army Reserve in 1982, Mike is still active as an officer in the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps, of which he is the official historian.

Michael likes researching history, overseas travel and wind surfing. He is widely published and is about to publish a new book on profiteering and fraud in wartime Australia. He is also completing his first historical novel, set in the Boer War.

Michaels new book Training for War will be available in from August 2017

Books by Michael Tyquin

Highlands to Deserts is the story of a small Australian Army engineering unit determined to…

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Training for War encapsulates one hundred years of the history of Headquarters 1st Division and…

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The involvement of an Australian colonial military force in Britain’s Egyptian campaigns between 1883 and…

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To be successful, a modern army needs logistical support to survive - to arm, feed,…

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"We formed up at Asluj and after dark off we marched. We were blocked by…

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