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The Anzac Book (1916), p. 67
A Little Sprig of Wattle single work   poetry   war literature   "My mother's letter came to-day,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1916 1916
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Alternative title: At Anzac : A Little Sprig of Wattle
  • 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. 67
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    y The School Paper for Grades III and IV no. 239 April 2, 1917 Z1658559 1917 periodical issue 1917 pg. 34
    Note:

    With title: At Anzac : A Little Sprig of Wattle

    With illus. of '"A Little Sprig Of Wattle"'

  • 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. 341
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    y From Gallipoli to Gaza : The Desert Poets of World War One Jill Hamilton , East Roseville : Simon and Schuster Australia , 2003 Z1060883 2003 anthology poetry war literature An anthology of war poetry which also includes a detailed account of the Gallipoli and Sinai Campaigns of World War I. All the poets served with the ANZAC or British forces. East Roseville : Simon and Schuster Australia , 2003 pg. 127-128
  • 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. 83

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The South Coast Tie with the Red Baron Robert Messenger , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 April 2004; (p. 8)
Robert Messenger reveals that the main character in D.H. Lawrence's novel Kangaroo, was based on William John Scott (otherwise known as John or 'Jack' Scott), the brother of Allen Humphrey Scott. Laurence's wife, Frieda Lawrence was the cousin of 'The Bloody Red Baron', Manfred von Richthofen.
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