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Issue Details: First known date: 1916 1916
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Notes

  • Published to 'raise funds for building homes for returned soldiers in New South Wales'. The majority of contributors are writers and artists from NSW.
  • Dedication: To His Excellency Sir Gerald Strickland (Governor of New South Wales) and Lady Edeline Strickland - who have taken an active interest in the Voluntary Workers' Association - this book is dedicated.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Voluntary Workers' Association , 1916 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Rewardi"How shall they be rewarded,", Roderic Quinn , 1916 single work poetry (p. 3)
Fate and Mrs Fortescue, Louis Stone , 1916 single work short story (p. 4-9)
The Perfect Sacrificei"O God in Heaven, open wide the Gate and let them in,", Ruth M. Bedford , 1916 single work poetry (p. 10)
'Great Allies'i"Oh! Golden-lilied Queen - Immortal France!", S. Elliott Napier , 1916 single work poetry (p. 17)
A Letter from Leeton, Henry Lawson , 1916 single work short story correspondence (p. 18-22)
The Returni"And I watch the track on the Red Soil Plain", Henry Lawson , 1917 single work poetry war literature (p. 22)
Note:

With title 'Come Back!'.

Has slightly different first line: 'I watch the track on the red soil plain,'

So!i"How shall I remember -", Mary Gilmore , 1916 single work poetry (p. 24)
Gallipolii"Only above the grave of murdered faith", Mary Gilmore , 1916 single work poetry (p. 24)
Note: With title 'When Spring Shall Come'
The Magic of Oisin : A Parable of the Times, David McKee Wright , 1916 single work drama (p. 25-30)
Jehovah Jireh, Randolph Bedford , 1916 single work short story (p. 25-31)
The Recruit, Ella McFadyen , 1916 single work short story (p. 38-41)
Oursi"Some quiet dead perchance are lying -", Nina Murdoch , 1916 single work poetry (p. 45)
The Lonliest Outposts, John Sandes , 1916 single work short story (p. 46-50)
Tommy Kangaroo Writes, Charles H. Bertie , 1916 single work prose (p. 53-60)
Anzac : A Year Afteri"High task was theirs who wrested from the Turk,", Thomas William Heney , 1916 single work poetry (p. 61-64)
[Untitled]i"Dear Sydney Jephcott, in these years of war,", Thomas William Heney , 1916 single work poetry (p. 64)
Pierrot in Australia : A Fantasy in One Act, Arthur H. Adams , 1910 single work drama (p. 65-75)
The Roadi"'Tis sorrow is over the road", Mary Gilmore , 1916 single work poetry (p. 76)
Macquarie Passi"I bent me to this rhyme, and so", Del W. McCay , 1916 single work poetry (p. 80-81)
The Man Who Failed His Countryi"O pity him! The poorest thing that breathes beneath the sun", Agnes L. Storrie , 1916 single work poetry (p. 89-90)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Australian Soldiers' Gift Book 1917 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 24 January 1917; (p. 45)

— Review of The Australian Soldiers' Gift Book 1916 anthology single work short story poetry drama prose art work
Miscellaneous Works 1917 single work review
— Appears in: The Australasian , 20 January vol. 102 no. 2651 1917; (p. 127)
Australian Soldiers' Gift Book 1917 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 24 January 1917; (p. 45)

— Review of The Australian Soldiers' Gift Book 1916 anthology single work short story poetry drama prose art work
Miscellaneous Works 1917 single work review
— Appears in: The Australasian , 20 January vol. 102 no. 2651 1917; (p. 127)
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