The book is in three parts. Part One: a re-issue, unaltered, of the acclaimed The Silent Division - New Zealanders at the Front 1914 - 1919, first published in 1935, but now including maps and illustrations. Part Two: issued for the first time; that part of Ormond Burton's hitherto unpublished autobiography which deals with his heroic, front-line service in The Great War, entitled Concerning One Man's War, 1914-1918. This is a vibrant account at an individual level; arguably the finest writing by a New Zealander about that war. Edited by John H Gray, an acknowledge historian and published author, specialising on the The New Zealand Division in the Western Front. Part Three: a brief biography of the author by, David Grant, author, historian and lecturer Victoria University.