Norman Thomas Gilroy

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First name: Norman

Middle name: Thomas

Last name: Gilroy

Personal information:

Norman Thomas Gilroy embarked for Egypt on the transport Hessen (later Transport HMAT Bulla), Feb. 1915 and served as a naval wireless operator on the Hessen off Gallipoli and Imbros before the ship returned to England, 4 July 1915. He returned to Melbourne Aug. 1915, subsequently became a priest and served as Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sydney from 1940 to 1971

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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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