Damien Finlayson is an amateur military historian with a special interest in the First World War. He has worked as a hydrogeologist with a private consulting company for the past twenty years and holds a Bachelor and Master degree in science. Damien is a member of the Western Front Association. His articles on the Australian tunnelling companies have appeared in the association’s journal Stand To! and the journal of the Australian Military Historical Society, Sabretache.
This is his first book. He lives in Victoria with his wife Sacha, and three children, Peter, Imogen and Gretl.
Few soldiers on the Western Front had heard of the Australian Electrical and Mechanical Mining…