James Purser Irwin

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First name: James

Middle name: Purser

Last name: Irwin

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Private James P Irwin. Signaller J. P. Irwin of Melbourne enlisted Feb. 1916, embarked Melb on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire, served with the 21st Battalion in France, was invalided 1917 and returned to Australia where he was discharged Jan. 1918

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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