Harry Woodwards

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First name: Harry

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Last name: Woodwards

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Harry Woodward was born in 1892 and lived in Wentworthville. He enlisted on the 21st August 1916 at RASG Sydney NSW and embarked on October 1916. He served in France and returned to Australia on the 28 May 1918 on the 'Karoola'

Arthur John Moore Burrowes letters and postcards to his family, 26 January 1918-15 September 1919
'If anything else is added the post card will be destroyed'

Keeping the secrets of battles fought, won and lost, makes for very clinical correspondence from ‘over there’. Reading between the lines about the realities of life in the armed forces must have been very difficult for the recipients of such scant morsels of information. It isn’t exactly a wordy message but I am sure it would have been happily received back home with the first line kept intact. See postcard.

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