Keith Harris

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First name: Keith

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Last name: Harris

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Keith Harris, a boy of fifteen sailed from Sydney on 27 July 1917 as a member of the crew of S.S. Matunga bound for Newcastle, Brisbane, Rabaul and the Pacific Islands. The vessel was captured by the German Navy raider SMS Wolf on 6 August 1917, the crew were taken onboard the SMS Wolf, landed at Kiel, Germany six months later, and were interned at a POW camp at Gustrow, Germany. Harris remained there until he was repatriated to England in December 1918

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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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