Almanac Book Launch: ‘And Bring the Darkness Home: The Tony Dell Story’



to launch

And Bring the Darkness Home: The Tony Dell Story 

by Greg Milam

Friday, August 27 at Kooyong, from 12 noon


Don’t miss one of the most important and auspicious functions in the history of the Australian Cricket Society… lunch with the Governor-General of Australia, David Hurley AC, DSC, FTSE. on Friday, August 27 at Kooyong, from 12 noon.


His Excellency is launching the compelling, must-read biography of soldier-cricketer Tony Dell, whose life was forever tarred by the Vietnam War.


The only Australian Test cricketer alive to have seen active service, Tony’s life fell apart after Vietnam. By his mid-60s, he was virtually penny-less and living out of his mother’s garage. Belatedly he was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, beginning his quest to address the issues of men’s health and assist fellow Vietnam sufferers via his charity Stand Tall For PTS.


In Vietnam, Tony witnessed atrocities from which he never recovered. Rarely could he sleep for more than two hours per night. His marriage crumbled and he became estranged from his three children.


Reservations and pre-payment are a must.


Autographed copies of And Bring the Darkness Home: The Tony Dell Story are available on the day. It is a $50 hardback.
We have access to only a limited number. Only those who attend are assured of the signed version. (for those who cannot attend send $60 including post to Wayne Ross, his details are below).


Bookings and payments through ACS secretary Wayne Ross on 0416 983 888 Costs: $85 ACS /Taverners members, $95 friends. If also paying for a book on the day, add $50.


Wayne’s email is: [email protected] and address PO Box 4528, Langwarrin, 3910, Vic


Our Bendigo Bank details for EFT transactions: BSB: 633 000, Acc No: 14322 6314 Please record your surname and number of guests for whom you are paying: For example: DELLSMITHx2


We are again being supported on the day by Taverners Victoria.



Read Ron Reed’s story about Tony Dell HERE.


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