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The Anzac Book (1916), p. 105
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Issue Details: First known date: 1916 1916
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 37 no. 1899 6 July 1916 Z645748 1916 periodical issue 1916 pg. 2 Section: The Red Page
    Note: The Bulletin has author's surname spelt 'McConn'.
  • Appears in:
    y The Anzac Book C. E. W. Bean (editor), London New York (City) Toronto Melbourne : Cassell , 1916 Z388087 1916 anthology column short story poetry prose humour satire war literature 'Few books have ever been produced under such harsh conditions as The Anzac Book. Created by soldiers under enemy fire and in extreme hardship, the illustrations, stories, cartoons and poems were intended as a Christmas and New Year diversion for soldiers facing a harsh winter in the trenches on Gallipoli. The Anzac Book became the finest 'trench publication' produced by soldiers during the Great War and was an instant bestseller when first released in 1916. ' (New South Books website) London New York (City) Toronto Melbourne : Cassell , 1916 pg. 105
  • Appears in:
    y An Australian Treasury of Popular Verse Jim Haynes (editor), Sydney : ABC Books , 2002 Z985597 2002 anthology poetry Sydney : ABC Books , 2002 pg. 339-340
  • Appears in:
    y Cobbers : Stories of Gallipoli 1915 Jim Haynes (editor), Sydney : ABC Books , 2005 Z1214665 2005 anthology autobiography short story poetry prose extract war literature

    'This book is primarily a collection of fiction and verse inspired by the Gallipoli campaign. Some of the writing reflects the experiences of the troops themselves..... Also included are some narrative first-and second-hand accounts of the experiences of the Anzacs at Gallipoli.'
    (Introduction, p.1)

    Sydney : ABC Books , 2005
    pg. 322-323
  • Appears in:
    y The Book of Australian Popular Rhymed Verse : A Classic Collection of Entertaining and Recitable Poems and Verse : From Henry Lawson to Barry Humphries Jim Haynes (editor), Sydney : ABC Books , 2008 Z1495972 2008 anthology poetry Sydney : ABC Books , 2008 pg. 294
  • Appears in:
    y The Anzac Book C. E. W. Bean (editor), London New York (City) Toronto Melbourne : Cassell , 1916 Z388087 1916 anthology column short story poetry prose humour satire war literature 'Few books have ever been produced under such harsh conditions as The Anzac Book. Created by soldiers under enemy fire and in extreme hardship, the illustrations, stories, cartoons and poems were intended as a Christmas and New Year diversion for soldiers facing a harsh winter in the trenches on Gallipoli. The Anzac Book became the finest 'trench publication' produced by soldiers during the Great War and was an instant bestseller when first released in 1916. ' (New South Books website) Kensington : University of New South Wales Press , 2010 pg. 124
Notes:
This version includes a final verse (7 lines) which was omitted for publication in The Anzac Book
Last amended 10 Nov 2014 12:23:42
Subjects:
  • Gallipoli,
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    Turkey,
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    Middle East, Asia,
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