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COINED "ANZAC"

Major-General Wagstaff

Dead

LONDON, Saturday.

The death has occurred of Major General Cyril Mosley Wagstaff, Com- mandant of the Royal Military Aca- demy" at Woolwich, in his 56th year.

In a letter of sympathy to the widow, the acting-High Commissioner for Australia (Mr. J. G. McLaren), recalls Major-General Wagstaff's part ia coining the word Anzac, as.indi- cated rn Dr, C. 15. W. Bean's i'.'Offlcial

History of Australia in the War,

which says that at Cairo Major-Gen- eral Wagstaff recommended the word to Field-Marshal Sir William Bird-

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