In a new play by Irish-Australian poet and playwright, Meg McNena, Pompey Elliott, inspires as husband, father, general, Anzac veteran, leader.
How the ‘Warwick egg incident’ of 1917 exemplified an Australian nation divided.
A major event in the formative history of Warwick will be brought to life and celebrated around the town on Saturday, November 18th November.
As the pool of Australian volunteers had begun to dry, Prime Minister Hughes, ever an avid defender and supporter of the British Empire and of Australia as a key dominion, sought to conscript additional Australian manpower.
Despite initial success in the seizure of Chocolate Hill, the Irish would suffer greatly at the hands of determined Turkish defenders