State Library of South Australia logo South Australians at war
SA Memory. South Australia past and present, for the future

The charge Australians made
Title : The charge Australians made The charge Australians made View More Images
Add To My SA Memory
Creator : Quin, A. C.
Place Of Creation : Norwood, S.Aust.
Publisher : M. Keogh
Date of creation : [1915]
Additional Creator : Gumsucker
Format : Sheet music
Contributor : State Library catalogue
Catalogue record
The State Library of South Australia is keen to find out more about SA Memory items. We encourage you to contact the Library if you have additional information about any of these items.
Copyright : The State Library has endeavoured to identify and contact copyright holders of material digitised for this website. Where the copyright owner has not been able to be traced, or where the permission is still being sought, the Library has decided in good faith to proceed with digitisation and publication. The State Library invites persons who believe they are copyright owners to contact Library staff to discuss usage of this item.
Description :

Patriotic music composed during World War One was usually bright with consistent marching beats and catchy melodies. These songs frequently reflect incidents of Australian involvement, such as this one about Gallipoli, and the national perception of Australia's role in the war.

Related names :


Coverage year : 1915
Period : 1914-1918
Further reading :

The Oxford companion to Australian music : Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1997

Brice, Chris. 'Gallipoli...hell & glory', The Advertiser, 21 April 1990, Magazine, pp. 2-3

Laffin, John. Damn the Dardanelles! : the story of Gallipoli, Sydney : Doubleday, 1980

Reid, Richard. A 'duty clear before us': North Beach and the Sari Bair Range, Gallipoli Peninsula : 25 April-20 December 1915, Canberra, A.C.T. : Dept. of Veterans' Affairs, 2000

Steel, Nigel and Peter Hart. Defeat at Gallipoli, London : Macmillan, 1994

Winter, Denis. 25 April 1915: the inevitable tragedy, St. Lucia, Qld.: University of Queensland Press, 1994

Internet links :



About SA Memory

Explore SA Memory

SA Memory Themes


My SA Memory


What's on