Hector Brewer

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First name: Hector

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Last name: Brewer

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Hector Brewer of Newtown, Sydney enlisted 24 August 1914 at West Maitland. He joined the H. Company, 2nd Battalion as a private and was later transferred to the 54th Battalion, 14th Brigade. He served in the Gallipoli campaign and in France and Belgium and was promoted corporal in 1916 and lieutenant in 1917. He was discharged from the army Apr. 1919. Private on enlistment, Lieutenant on NR. Departure from Australia, war experiences in Egypt, Greece and Gallipoli

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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