Australian Volunteers single work   poetry   "Fathers of an infant nation,"
Alternative title: Australian Volunteer Song
Issue Details: First known date: 1860 1860
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  • This poem appeared in the Empire in 1860 with the author's name not indicated. According to Reed (1966), a clipping of this poem, from an unidentified newspaper, appears in Kendall's scrap book, with the accompanying note 'July 1860' in Kendall's handwriting.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Empire 17 August 1860 Z1759150 1860 newspaper issue 1860 pg. 5
  • Appears in:
    y The Poetical Works of Henry Kendall Henry Kendall , Thomas Thornton Reed (editor), Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 Z571473 1966 selected work poetry This critical edition includes 90 previously uncollected poems and collates manuscripts of the poems and their appearances in periodicals and newspapers during the poet's life-time. There are copious biographical and critical notes, indexes and a bibliography. Adelaide : Libraries Board of South Australia , 1966 pg. 259-260
    Note: With title: 'Australian Volunteer Song'
Last amended 12 Apr 2011