Peregrine Palmer Acland (15 May 1891 – 11 May 1963) was a Canadian soldier of the First World War, novelist, and member of the Secretarial Staff of Canadian Prime Minister W.L. Mackenzie King. He is best known for his 1929 war novel All Else is Folly.
First World War:
All Else is Folly:
This is under construction.
Born: May 15th, 1891.
June 4th, 1913-September 3rd, 1913
August 29th 1914 left for Valcartier.
September 19th 1914 signed Attestation papers.
October 6th, 1914 –Publishes “With the Highlanders En Route to England” in Toronto Globe
February 27th, 1915 –Publishes “The Reville of Romance” in Toronto Globe.
August 14th 1916 –Announcement of Military Cross in Toronto Globe
October 1916 —
November 28th, 1916 (approx) –moved from Rouen to London hospital.
1927 – 1929 – Writes & re-writes All Else is Folly.
September 1929 All Else is Folly.