Dene Barrett Fry

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First name: Dene

Middle name: Barrett

Last name: Fry

Personal information:

Private on enlistment. served with the Australian Imperial Forces. They died in France in 1916 and 1917 respectively, A.F. Fry having previously served in Egypt and D.B. Fry on hospital ships. Dorothy Fry worked in the Djakarta office of a British company 1919-1923.

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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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