Henry Stirling Stevenson

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First name: Henry

Middle name: Stirling

Last name: Stevenson

Personal information:

Lance Corporal Henry Stirling Stevenson, a 21 year old grazier from Claremont, New South Wales, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 22 August 1914 and served in the 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade in 1914. He was discharged in Feb. 1919 and returned to Australia, 15 November 1918

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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