James Pascoe Caddy

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First name: James

Middle name: Pascoe

Last name: Caddy

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James Caddy, mining engineer of Beecroft, NSW served for 2 years in the St George's Rifles, Citizen Military Forces before embarking from Sydney on board HMAT A54 Runic, 9 Aug. 1915. Caddy served with the 17th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement in Gallipoli Oct.-Dec. 1915 and transferred to 15th Field Company Engineers Nov. 1915. He served in France June 1916-Dec. 1918, and was promoted to Captain 6 May 1917 and Major 9 Dec. 1918. He was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry under fire at Bellicourt during the storming of the Hindenburg Line 29 Sept. 1918. He returned to Australia 10 July 1919

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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