Alan Langley Pryce

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First name: Alan

Middle name: Langley

Last name: Pryce

Personal information:
Alan Langley Pryce, a wallaby sorter of Cooma, New South Wales enlisted 1 Oct. 1914 at the age of 26 and embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles, 22 Dec. 1914. He served with the 1st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement and died of wounds received at Gallipoli, 29 April 1915
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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