Leonard Victor Bartlett

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First name: Leonard

Middle name: Victor

Last name: Bartlett

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Leonard Victor Bartlett, English born, served as a signaller on a troopship at the landing on Gallipoli and as a telephonist at the evacuation with the 4th Battalion. Later he served in France as a lieutenant with the 56th Battalion. He was wounded in Bullecourt 17 May 1917 and gassed 17 Apr. 1918, and returned to Australia on the Niagra, arriving 11 Jan. 1919. embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914. Enlisted as Private, on NR as Lieutenant

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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