Edy Little

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First name: Edy

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Last name: Little

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Edy Little, a barrister of Vaucluse, New South Wales was 31 when he enlisted, 27 Apr. 1918. He embarked from Sydney on board SS Feldmarschall, 19 June 1918 and served with the 35th Battalion in England and France, Aug. 1918-May 1919. He returned to Australia on the Orontes, 19 June 1920

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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