From the Australian Front, 1917 When From the Australian Front was published in 1917, General Birdwood wrote in the introduction – At Christmas, two years ago, … we were presented with an excellent production in the form of the “Anzac … Continue reading 49. From the Australian Front, Xmas 1917.
The Camp Some of the final objects selected for these blogs feature books that were part of John Curtin’s private library. Curtin loved reading, and loved libraries. He began buying books in his early working life, and borrowed from several libraries. Books … Continue reading 47. The Camp, by Vance Palmer, 1920 and letters from Katharine Susannah Prichard.
Filed between a letter and a pamphlet, Object 45, the W.S Form 8 Citizens Forces of the Commonwealth, is the call up notice requiring John Curtin to … Continue reading 45. John Curtin’s Call up Notice – W.S Form 8 Order to Attend Military Training, 1916.