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Collected poems by Lt.-Col. John McCrae, Canadian Army Medical Corps (died 28th January 1918), including the famous ‘In Flanders Fields’, first published in Punch in 1915. With additional essays (some concerned with his service in the Great War and Boer War) by Sir Andrew Mcphail, drawing on McCrae’s letters to his mother.

In Flanders Fields (1915)
The Anxious Dead (1917)
The Warrior (1907)
Isandlwana (1910)
The Unconquered Dead (1906)
The Captain (1913)
The Song of the Derelict (1898)
Quebec (1908)
Then and Now (1896)
Unsolved (1895)
The Hope of My Heart (1894)
Penance (1896)
Slumber Songs (1897)
The Oldest Drama (1907)
Recompense (1896)
Mine Host (1897)
Equality (1898)
Anarchy (1897)
Disarmament (1899)
The Dead Master (1913)
The Harvest of the Sea (1898)
The Dying of Pere Pierre (1904)
Eventide (1895)
Upon Watts’ Picture “Sic Transit” (1904)
A Song of Comfort (1894)
The Pilgrims (1905)
The Shadow of the Cross (1894)
The Night Cometh (1913)
In Due Season (1897)

JOHN MCCRAE: An Essay in Character by Sir Andrew Macphail.
I. In Flanders Fields
II. With the Guns
III. The Brand of War
IV. Going to the Wars
V. South Africa
VI. Children and Animals
VII. The Old Land and the New
VIII. The Civil Years
IX. Dead in His Prime

New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1919

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Richard Marshall is studying for a doctorate in the literature of ancient Rome at Wadham College, Oxford, and is a tutor for Ancient History at St Benet’s Hall. In addition to Classics, he has a long-standing interest in the tactics and material culture of the British Army, especially of the period spanned by the Cardwell Reforms and First World War. He has a large collection of original uniform and equipment items used for teaching and research purposes, and is currently exploring the evolution of British military clothing and accoutrements in response to changes in fashion and warfare for eventual publication. He previously worked as a cataloguer for the Oxford University Great War Archive.
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