Carthew, Noel, ed.: Voices from the Trenches

Noel Carthew, ed.

Voices from the Trenches: Letters to Home, New Holland, Sydney, 2002

Letters of the Carthew brothers from Gallipoli, North Africa, Palestine and the Western Front. The dedication encapsulates a familiar attitude to incomprehensible death and stout service in war: names are listed of family members who served, along with ‘their Australian and New Zealand comrades’.  It is all of them, the editor believes, ‘to whom we owe our freedom’.

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