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The missing legacy of Britain’s reserved occupations
Juliette Pattinson, Arthur McIvor, and Linsey Robb

internalised the pre-​eminence of men in the Anzac legend 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

in Men in reserve