Anzac Day: Glory of Gallipoli: Governor-General’s Tribute [speech by Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson, 26 April 1917]

[Editor: This speech by Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson was published in The Argus (Melbourne), 26 April 1917.] Anzac Day. Glory of Gallipoli. Governor-General’s Tribute. Brisbane, Wednesday. — Anzac Day was fittingly celebrated in Brisbane to-day. The Governor General (Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson) was the principal speaker at an impressive gathering at night in the Exhibition […]

The Soldier’s Vision of Christ [poem by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in ‘Somewhere in France’ (1917).] The Soldier’s Vision of Christ The battle was raging fierce and strong, In countless numbers the wounded lay, Beyond the reach of all human aid A boy lay breathing his life away. And up from his weak and tortured lips, Went […]

The Mother’s Prayer [poem by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in ‘Somewhere in France’ (1917).] The Mother’s Prayer Low before the Holy Altar Where the faithful knelt in prayer, Long and earnestly a mother Pleaded for the son she bare. “Jesus, Lord, in mercy keep him Through all danger safe and free, Yet, should fear of […]

The Great Sacrifice [in ‘Somewhere in France’ by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This religious wartime illustration was published in ‘Somewhere in France’ (1917).] The Great Sacrifice Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends Source: L. E. Homfray, ‘Somewhere in France’, Sydney: D. S. Ford, [1917?]

‘Somewhere in France’ [by L. E. Homfray]

[Editor: This booklet by L. E. Homfray was published during the First World War (1914-1918). The first item in the booklet, “The Great Sacrifice”, is a religious wartime illustration, whilst the other two items are poems. As this publication did not have a contents page, a list of the contents has been provided so as […]