Geoffery Bell Hughes

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First name: Geoffery

Middle name: Bell

Last name: Hughes

Personal information:

Geoffrey Bell Hughes, clerk of Marrickville, NSW was born in 1892, the brother of Randolph William Hughes. He embarked from Sydney on board the Ceramic, 25 June 1915 and served with the 5th Field Ambulance in Gallipoli, Sinai and France during World War I. He was gassed while in France and died in 1929

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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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