There’s a track winding back
to an old-fashioned shack
Along the road to Gundagai...
The words are familiar but the story they tell may not be. Andrew McLean’s illustrations bring to life the story of the men who went to the Great War—many of them never to return home.
John Francis (Jack) O'Hagan (29 November 1898 – 15 July 1987) was an Australian musician.
O'Hagan was born in Fitzroy, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne. He was the son of Pat O'Hagan, a hotelkeeper and Alice née Quinlan. He went to school at St Patrick's College and then later at Xavier College in Melbourne. His first job in the music business was at Allans Music in Melbourne - he played sheet music for potential customers. When radio was introduced to Australia, he was one of the first to broadcast for 3LO station.