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Army Sketches series - author   short story  
  • Author:agent A. B. Paterson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/paterson-a-b-banjo
Issue Details: First known date: 1918... 1918 Army Sketches
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Paterson's 'Army Sketches' series appeared in the final three issues of the Kia-Ora Coo-ee.

Includes

The Cook-House A. B. Paterson , 1918 single work short story war literature humour
— Appears in: The Kia-Ora Coo-ee , 15 October vol. 2 no. 4 1918; (p. 2-3) Song of the Pen, A. B. (Banjo) Paterson : Complete Works 1901-1941 1983; (p. 382-385) Banjo Paterson : His Poetry and Prose 1993; (p. 202-208)
A humorous sketch about an army cook and his assistant. Appeared in the Kia-Ora Coo-ee with an accompanying cartoon by David Barker.
A General Inspection A. B. Paterson , 1918 single work short story war literature satire
— Appears in: The Kia-Ora Coo-ee , 15 November vol. 2 no. 5 1918; (p. 17) Song of the Pen, A. B. (Banjo) Paterson : Complete Works 1901-1941 1983; (p. 385-387)
A satirical sketch on the rigours of petty military discipline. During an inspection by a visiting General, who is out of touch with the realities of military procurement, the regimental cook almost saves the day by lying about the food served up to troops. But as the General is about to depart he notices the cook isn't wearing an identity disc.
In a Hospital A. B. Paterson , 1918 single work short story war literature
— Appears in: The Kia-Ora Coo-ee , 15 December vol. 2 no. 6 1918; (p. 8) Song of the Pen, A. B. (Banjo) Paterson : Complete Works 1901-1941 1983; (p. 387-389)
A story about a wounded army signaller.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1918
Serialised by: The Kia-Ora Coo-ee 1918 periodical (10 issues)
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