Basil Bruce Williamson

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First name: Basil

Middle name: Bruce

Last name: Williamson

Personal information:

Basil Bruce Williamson, a plasterer of Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales enlisted with the A.I.F. aged 20 and embarked from Sydney on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915. He served with the 18th Battalion, B Company and was killed in action at Gallipoli, 22 August 1915. His father, William Wallace Williamson also of the 18th Battalion returned to Australia, 12 April 1916

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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