Archibald Kerr Jamieson

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First name: Archibald

Middle name: Kerr

Last name: Jamieson

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Archibald Kerr Jamieson served with the 2nd Battalion, A Company. He embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk, 18 October 1914 and participated in the first landing at Gallipoli 25 Apr. 1915 where he was injured

Box 8 Item 17 – Hugh Venables Vernon miscellaneous papers, 1916-1919.
Handmade protection with steely look and stylish upper lip!

At first glance it is apparent that this garment would have been quite difficult to actually put on, due to the tight fit. Undoubtedly handcrafted by a loved one, it has been photographed in action by the  wearer, as intended. I particularly like the attention to detail on the moustache – possibly one of the few things that a man in his position had complete control over.

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