Keith James Mitchell

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First name: Keith

Middle name: James

Last name: Mitchell

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Private Keith James Mitchell of South Yarra, Melbourne enlisted Jan. 1915 and served with the 6th Field Ambulance in Egypt, 8 May-2 Sept. 1915 and at the Dardanelles 3 Sept.-19 Dec. 1915. He was invalided to Australia 13 Mar. 1916, returning on HMTS Nestor. After a period of leave he again embarked from Melbourne on HMAT A54 Runic for France, 20 June 1916, serving in the 10th Field Ambulance until 1 Sept. 1918. He returned to Australia 5 April 1919 and later served in Singapore during the 2nd World War

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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