Australians on the Western Front: Words of war echoing across the decades

By Michael Grealy
November 9 2018 - 1:00am
POIGNANT: Soldier-poet Wilfred Owen returned to the front after suffering shell shock and was killed on November 4, 1918. Picture: Argus Collection, Fairfax Photographic

From soldier-poets Wilfred Owen and John McCrae to latter-day songwriter Eric Bogle, inspiration came from the unrelenting horrors and sacrifice of the Western Front.