Arthur Langley Hellmann

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First name: Arthur

Middle name: Langley

Last name: Hellmann

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Driver Arthur. L. Hellmann, a dentist, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces, First Division, Signal Company on 17 Aug. 1914 as a driver. He served in Egypt Dec. 1914-Apr. 1915 and the Dardanelles 24 Apr.-9 May 1915. He was invalided to Australia on 27 Aug. 1915

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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