Bertie Arthur Wood

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First name: Bertie

Middle name: Arthur

Last name: Wood

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Bertie Arthur Wood, born in England and a gasfitter of Junee, New South Wales, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916. He was a corporal with the 56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Forces, in Egypt. He did not see active service, and was discharged after losing the sight of one eye, returning to Australia 17 August 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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