Arthur Leslie Rodda

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First name: Arthur

Middle name: Leslie

Last name: Rodda

Personal information:

Arthur Rodda, a bookkeeper from Bourke, N.S.W. embarked from Sydney, N.S.W. on board HMAT A68 Anchises, 24 Jan. 1917. He served with the 35th Battalion in France and Belgium. He entered hospital 27th Oct. 1917 and did not again see active duty. He returned to Australia 29 Apr. 1919

The European War, ca. 1914-1918 / William Henry Dyson
All’s fair in love and war ...

Don’t know why, but I love this image ... Life goes on despite the weary body language of both the Aussie soldier and the European woman. Both seem sick and tired of their situations; but the eye contact still seems to be intense in the middle of all that mayhem. See pic.

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