Bernard Cedric Job

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First name: Bernard

Middle name: Cedric

Last name: Job

Personal information:

B Cedric Job. Sapper B. Cedric Job, a surveyor, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces in Sydney, 17 Oct. 1916. He embarked for England 10 May 1917, was trained at Brightlingsea and sent to France 16 Nov. 1917 with the 14th Field Engineers, 5th Division and served in the Somme and Ypres areas. Embarked from Syd onboard the HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray

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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