Charles Sherwin

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First name: Charles

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Last name: Sherwin

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Charles Ronald Sherwin, a fitter of Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales, was 27 when he enlisted on 26 Sept. 1914. He embarked from Sydney on board Transport A29 Suevic, 21 Dec. 1914 and served with the 6th Light Horse Regiment at Gallipoli and in Egypt.

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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