Claude Corderoy Benson

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First name: Claude

Middle name: Corderoy

Last name: Benson

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Corporal C. C. Benson served with the 13th Battalion A.I.F. He was captured 11 Apr. 1917 on the Hindenburg Line near Riencourt, France. Private on enlistment, Lance Corporal on NR. Embarked from Sydney on HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915

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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