• Trevor Wilson
  • fellow
  • Emeritus Professor Trevor Wilson AM FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 1973
  • Section: History

  • Biography:
  • Trevor Wilson is Emeritus Professor and Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide, where he was Professor of History for 25 years. He is the author of The Downfall of the Liberal Party 1914-1935 (1966) and The Political Diaries of C.P. Scott 1911-1928 (1970). His numerous books on the First World War include his magisterial volume, The Myriad Faces of War: Britain and the Great War 1914-1918 (1986), and (with Robin Prior), Command on the Western Front: The Military Career of General Sir Henry Rawlinson 1914-1918 (1992), Passchendaele: The Untold Story (1996), The First World War (1999) and The Somme (2005). He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the Australian Academy of the Humanities. In 2007 he was appointed an Honorary Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) “for service to education in the area of World War I military history through teaching, writing and historical research”.

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