Arthur Wellesley Hyman

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First name: Arthur

Middle name: Wellesley

Last name: Hyman

Personal information:

Arthur Wellesley Hyman, solicitor of Martin Place, Sydney embarked on the Themistocles in Sydney, 21 Dec. 1914. He served as a major in the 2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade in the Middle East and France and on the staff of the Fourth Australian Division and was awarded an OBE for his services, and later attained the rank of Colonel with the Army Legal Corps

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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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