Stepping Shrapnel

The war time diggers who forged rugby league in a country town

By Peter Baker

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Article: Peter Baker to discuss 'Side-Stepping Shrapnel' book as part of History Week
Lithgow Mercury

About the writer

Peter Baker

Peter was born and raised in Manly, New South Wales, but has lived in Western Sydney for the past 40 years. With his wife Sandra, they have raised a family of five children. He has always enjoyed researching and writing , particularly short stories, and historical essays. Having retired from a legal practice in Blacktown, New South Wales he has increased his writing output. ‘Side Stepping Shrapnel’ is his first non-fiction book.

Published articles

Featured articles

Traces Magazine
April 2021 edition

Cometh the hour

James ‘Shirty Germyn was never a paradigm of virtue; yet for all his faults, he left a legacy of self-sacrifice on the battlefields of World War I

Peter's talk at Lithgow History Week 2021