From Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project
- LETTER FROM THE FRONT - PRIVATE EDGAR CHISHOLM
- In a letter to his father, Mr Donald Chisholm, of Learmonth, Private Edgar Chisholm writes —'Just another line or two to let you know I am still progressing satisfactorily. Of course it may be some time before I will be well enough to take my part in the usual routine of camp life. It is still doubtful if I will go back to France, but nevertheless I am quite resigned to going back although I will say this, that I am not particularly anxious to do so. I notice by the papers and from letters received that they are calling up all the men from 21 to 35. I am afraid they will all be needed before this war is over. The women of Australia. are doing then duty nobly, and I think the men ought to follow their example. As far as I can gather it appears to me that the stay-all-homes are having the time of their lives. ... 
- ↑ Ballarat Star, 7 May 1917.