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I think that 'ANZAC' would be more accurate than Suvla Bay
Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:27 pm
I am a James Elroy Flecker collector and have the other biographies of him; also a couple of editions of his letters. Next time I'm at home I'll check through them for any mention of Cheesman. The Heather Walker biography is quite new to me.
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Others should be aware that despite the date of his death (1915) Flecker was not a Great War casualty...
Michael, it looks as if Heather Walker's biography is a small-press publication: are you still in touch with her? That may be the easiest way for me to get a copy...
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Posted 23 April 2012 - 01:26 pm
Mariecourt and Michael (also Moriaty earlier),
Thanks for that information re: GLC! Having been fascinated by and having made great use of his book since the 1980's, I have always wanted to know more about him. The really weird thing, in a sense, is that althoughI live in Turkey, I have never yet managed a trip to the Cannakale battlefields, but was planning to do so sometime this year. I am now so glad that I have left it so late as now I can go there with a specific search in mind, the area where GLC was involved in.
Michael, surprising news that you have not had much luck searching for reports of GLC's death and/or obituaries. IIRC, the introduction of my (republished) edition of his book has an obituary I'll check and scan if you would like this.
Posted 23 April 2012 - 01:37 pm
... I would welcome an obituary...
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