Charles Harold Peters

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First name: Charles

Middle name: Harold

Last name: Peters

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Captain Charles Harold Peters, a managing bookseller of Melbourne, Victoria enlisted aged 27, 21 July 1915, and embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A54 Runic, 20 June 1916. He served with the 38th Battalion, A.I.F. in France where he was awarded the Military Cross and Bar for his bravery at Armentieres, 31 Dec. 1916 and his actions during operations at the Hindenburg Line, Sept.-Oct. 1918. He was detached for duties with the 57th Battalion, Mar. 1917 and as instructor, Sept. 1917. He returned to Australia on HMAT Ypiringa and was discharged 19 Aug. 1919

The European War, ca. 1914-1918 / William Henry Dyson
All’s fair in love and war ...

Don’t know why, but I love this image ... Life goes on despite the weary body language of both the Aussie soldier and the European woman. Both seem sick and tired of their situations; but the eye contact still seems to be intense in the middle of all that mayhem. See pic.
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