Noel Hunter Sherrie

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First name: Noel

Middle name: Hunter

Last name: Sherrie

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Noel Hunter Sherrie, draughtsman of Sydney, New South Wales was born in Albury and enlisted at the age of 22, 17 Jan. 1916. He embarked from Sydney on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916 and served in Egypt. He was wounded at Gaza, 4 May 1917 and taken prisoner by the Turks. He died while a prisoner of war at Damascus Hospital, Turkey, 8 June 1917. Includes 2 letters from Noel Hunter Sherrie, 6th Light Horse Camel Corps, 31 Dec. 1916 and 30 Jan. 1917

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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