Leslie Duncan Richardson

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First name: Leslie

Middle name: Duncan

Last name: Richardson

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L. D. Richardson was a signaller with the 1st Light Horse Regiment, A.I.F. He enlisted 17 June 1915 at Victoria Barracks, Sydney and embarked on S.S. Pera on 13 October 1915, arriving in Suez on 13 Nov. 1915. He was taken prisoner by the Turks in Aug. 1916, later sent to England for furlough and returned to Sydney on the S.S. Ascanius on 4 Apr. 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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