Montague Hinsby

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First name: Montague

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Last name: Hinsby

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Montague Hinsby of Penrith, NSW, embarked from Sydney on HMAT A7 Medic, 1 Aug. 1917 and served as Chaplain, 4th Class in England and at the front line in France. He returned to Australia 12 June 1919

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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