John James Vial

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First name: John

Middle name: James

Last name: Vial

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John James Vial, bricklayer of St. Peters, New South Wales, enlisted Sept. 1914, embarked from Sydney on Transport A19 Afric, 18 Oct. 1914 and served in Gallipoli, 1915, returning to Australia May 1916 before re-embarking on Euripides Sept. 1916 and serving in France and Belgium where he was killed in action, 3 Oct. 1917

Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.
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