Harrie Joseph Cave

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First name: Harrie

Middle name: Joseph

Last name: Cave

Personal information:

Private on enlistment, Lance Coporal on Nominal Roll; He enlisted in Aug. 1915 at the age of 23 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT Mooltan, 11 Dec. 1915. He served as a private with the 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry Brigade in Egypt, Jan. - Apr. 1916, France and Belgium, Apr. - Nov. 1916 and Nov. 1917 - Jan. 1919. He was injured in the field 23 Oct. 1916 and sent to England where he remained till 27 Oct. 1917. He was hospitalised with influenza in France, May 1918 and returned to Australia on board City of Poona, Mar. 1919.

Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.

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