Gang-gang: 100 years ago - Boys' names

By Ian Warden
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:39am, first published September 14 2014 - 1:45pm

Parents have aways named their children after current heroes and heroines (and no doubt these days an unusual number of Australian baby boys are being called Anthony after our charismatic PM). One hundred years ago this week steely Earl Kitchener was the face of the Empire's war effort. His was the famous face on recruiting posters and his noble effigy was the subject of Toby jugs, statuettes and souvenirs galore.

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