No Sentiment There.

There is apparently no sentiment at the Small Arms Factory at Lithgow. Among the latest to receive notice of dismissal is Douglas Grant, the only colored employee there, and the only Australian aboriginal sergeant in the A.I.F.. Young Grant is a Lithgow boy, reared from boyhood by Mr Robert Grant. He i3 an ex pert draughtsman, well educated, and talks the best of English, except that when excited he lapses into the broadest Scots. This is practically hie native tongue, seeing that his foster-parents came from Scotland, and that theirs was the first language he understood. In France he was taken prisoner by the Germans, and was placed with the Ghurkas until his representations that 'he did not belong' were effective. He returned to Australia in poor health, secured work at the factory, and has now got the sack, together with 12 other Diggers

1921 'No Sentiment There.', Mullumbimby Star (NSW : 1906 - 1936), 29 September, p. 4, viewed 28 August, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article124736813

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