Mary Booth

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First name: Mary

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Last name: Booth

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Dr Mary Booth, a Sydney welfare worker founded the Women's Club 1901, the Soldiers' Club 1915, the Centre for Soldiers' Wives and Mothers 1915 and the Anzac Fellowship of Women 1921

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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