John Keith Probert

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First name: John

Middle name: Keith

Last name: Probert

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Lieutenant J. Keith Probert, an engineer, enlisted in Broken Hill on 21 Aug. 1914 in the Australian Expeditionary Force, 12th Field Co Engineers, serving in Egypt and Gallipoli. Left Melb on Transport A3 Orvieto. Corporal on enlistment.

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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