Oxford, 1983), pp. 1–46.
52 J. Beaumont, ‘The AnzacLegend’, in J. Beaumont (ed.) Australia’s
War, 1914–18 (Allen & Unwin Ltd, St Leonards, 1995), pp. 159–160.
To date, there is no detailed study of Australian troop discipline
during the Great War.
53 J. A. Crang, ‘The British Soldier on the Home Front: Army Morale
Reports, 1940–45’, in P. Addison and A. Calder (eds.), Time To Kill:
The Soldier’s Experience of War in the West 1939–1945 (Pimlico,
London, 1997), pp. 60–76; D. French, Raising Churchill’s Army: The
British Army and the War against Germany
Pakeha imagination: ‘The children played
old-world soldiers at Waterloo, not Rangiriri, and new-world soldiers at
the Wagon Box, not Ngatapa’. 86 By the time The New Zealand Wars was
published, the ANZAClegend had also already shown itself to be far more
adaptable to the myth of war experience, not to mention less
controversial. 87 The
New Zealand Wars had even arguably been surpassed in
The missing legacy of Britain’s reserved occupations
Juliette Pattinson, Arthur McIvor, and Linsey Robb
pre-eminence of men in the Anzaclegend and believed that her own
wartime story –in 1914 she was the first woman to study agricultural
science in the Southern hemisphere –was of less public significance than
her husband’s military career.’78 It is likely that reserved men similarly
absorbed the primacy and prestige of the armed services.
Indeed, wartime hierarchies of sacrifice seem well embedded. Many
interviewees when discussing remembrance and memorialisation
focused not on contribution to the war effort but rather on danger and
sacrifice, two key