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For Honour's Sake single work   short story   war literature  
Issue Details: First known date: 1927... 1927 For Honour's Sake
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Born into a neighbourhood of thieves and rogues, young Jacques' mother died giving birth to him, his father abandoned him, and it was only through the attentions of a wily old, alcoholic, beggar-woman that he survived. When Jacques was still a young boy, the old woman died and though he was taken in by the authorities, he fled to return to the sordid life that was all he'd ever known. Inevitably, as Jacques grew, prison became his home until the outbreak of war in 1914 offered him the opportunity to prove his real worth.

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    y separately published work icon Forgotten Men Herbert Scanlon , Sydney : Herbert Scanlon , 1927 Z1373082 1927 selected work short story Sydney : Herbert Scanlon , 1927 pg. 7-14
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