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A dominion responsibility
Kent Fedorowich

suggested. Disabled pensioners were singled out, and Ottawa insisted that the physically unfit be stopped at Canadian ports and deported before they became a public charge. 107 The SSB emphasised continually that only those ex-imperials selected and accepted by its overseas office would be eligible for the benefits under the 1919 Act. 108 If ‘other Imperial ex-Service men

in Unfit for heroes
The failure of the Anzac legend
Kent Fedorowich

to Haggard in 1916, asked Premier Lawson of Victoria? ‘Fair and nebulous words, that is all,’ replied Millen. 82 The onus therefore remained on the states to decide how many British ex-servicemen they wanted to assist. But like the Canadians, Australians soon complained about the number of ex-imperials who arrived physically unfit and unable to undertake employment of any kind. Conversely, reports

in Unfit for heroes