Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1859-1935) Australian soldier, politician, sportsman and author whose Yellow Peril tale, The Yellow Wave: A Romance of the Asiatic Invasion of Australia (1895), describes a Chinese Invasion in 1954 under the guidance of Russia, the romance which causes the death of the secret leader of the invaders and the Australian he loves, and the continuing war which the Australians seem likely to lose. MacKay was given an OBE in 1920. [JC]
see also: Australia.
James Alexander Kenneth MacKay, OBE
born Wallendbeen Station, near Cootamundra, New South Wales: 5 June 1859
died Cootamundra, New South Wales: 16 November 1935
- The Yellow Wave: A Romance of the Asiatic Invasion of Australia (London: Richard Bentley, 1895) [illus/Frank P Mahony: hb/]
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