James McCall Young

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First name: James

Middle name: McCall

Last name: Young

Personal information:

James McCall Young of Westgarth, Victoria, was a gunner of the 11th Brigade Field Artillery, 41st Battery, Field Reinforcement 28 serving in France. embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917.

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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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