Arthur Henry Freebody

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First name: Arthur

Middle name: Henry

Last name: Freebody

Personal information:

Arthur Henry Freebody of Drummoyne, Sydney served in France with the 31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement. He embarked on the troopship Friedrichsruh 22 Jan. 1920, arriving in Australia 12 Mar. 1920

Arthur John Moore Burrowes letters and postcards to his family, 26 January 1918-15 September 1919
'If anything else is added the post card will be destroyed'

Keeping the secrets of battles fought, won and lost, makes for very clinical correspondence from ‘over there’. Reading between the lines about the realities of life in the armed forces must have been very difficult for the recipients of such scant morsels of information. It isn’t exactly a wordy message but I am sure it would have been happily received back home with the first line kept intact. See postcard.
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