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Australian Great War Poetry - Women

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Australia women during the Great War wrote some very powerful poetry, yet they are still not studied in Australia as much as their English counterparts. It is a rich and wide collection and should be compulsory reading for all Australians who love their country. https://www.facebook.com/australianwarpoetry
Ella McFadyen 26 November 1887 - 22 August 1976 She was born in Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales.

Dorothy McCrae 1879 – 1937 She was born in Hawthorn, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria.

Winsome Jennings c1905 – c1980 She was born in Cassilis, Robertson, New South Wales.

Dorothy McCrae 1879 – 1937 She was born in Hawthorn, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria.

Hannah Chatwin 18?? – c1922 She was born in Wivenhoe, Burnie.?

Dorothy McCrae 1879 – 1937 She was born in Hawthorn, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria.

Mary Inger (Nurse) 18?? – 19?? Australia

Dorothy McCrae 1879 – 1937 She was born in Hawthorn, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria.

Emily 'Beryl' Henson (Nurse) 1887 – 19 June 1969 She was born in Newcastle, N.S.W.?

Dorothy McCrae 1879 – 1937 She was born in Hawthorn, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria.

Florence Crossley ??? – 19?? (School girl) Australia

Dorothy McCrae 1879 – 1937 She was born in Hawthorn, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria.

Dorothea MacKellar 1 July 1885 – 14 January 1968 She was born in Sydney.

Dorothea Mackellar was an Australian poet and fiction writer. Her poem My Country is widely known in Australia, especially its second stanza, which begins: "I love a sunburnt country/A land of sweeping plains.

Marjorie Quinn 28 November 1889 - 1972 She was born in Sydney, N.S.W.

Marjorie Quinn 28 November 1889 - 1972 She was born in Sydney, N.

Marie E.J. Pitt 6 August 1869 – 20 May 1948 She was born in the gold-mining town of Bullumwaal in Gippsland, Victoria.

Marie E. Pitt 6 August 1869 – 20 May 1948 She was born in the gold-mining town of Bullumwaal in Gippsland, Victoria.

Nellie A. Evans 1884-1944 She was born in Goulburn, N.S.W.

Nellie A. Evans She was born in Goulburn, N.

Madoline ‘Nina’ Murdoch 1890-1976 She was born in North Carlton, Victoria.

Madoline ‘Nina’ Murdoch She was born in North Carlton, Victoria.

Agnes Littlejohn 1865 – 1944 She was born in Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales.

Agnes Littlejohn 1865 – 1944 She was born in Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales.

Agnes Rose-Soley 1847 – 19 March 1938 She was born in Scotland. She lived in Australia during the war and was very pro Australian forces.

Agnes Rose-Soley 1847 – 19 March 1938 She was born in Scotland. She lived in Australia during the war and was very pro Australian forces.

Mary Fullerton 1868-1946 She was born in Glenmaggie, Heyfield - Rosedale area, Central Gippsland, Victoria.

Mary Fullerton She was born in Glenmaggie, Heyfield - Rosedale area, Central Gippsland, Victoria.

Joan Torrance 12 September 1867 -1943 She was born in Stranrear, Scotland. She lived in Australia during the war and was very pro Australia.

Joan Torrance 12 September 1867 She was born in Stranrear, Scotland. She lived in Australia during the war and was very pro Australia.

Philadelphia Nina Robertson 1866-1951 She was born in Wangaratta, Victoria.

Philadelphia Nina Robertson She was born in Wangaratta, Victoria.