Edwin John Flanagan

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First name: Edwin

Middle name: John

Last name: Flanagan

Personal information:

Private E. J. Flanagan served in France with the 57th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement. Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916. He was wounded at Bullecourt, and later sent back to England with trench fever. He was invalided back to Australia on the Nestor

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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