Robert Saunderson Hamilton

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First name: Robert

Middle name: Saunderson

Last name: Hamilton

Personal information:

Robert Saunderson Hamilton, clerk of Mascot, Sydney served in the Australian Army Medical Corps on the hospital ship Karoola 10 Aug. 1916-25 April 1917 when he transferred to the Artillery, 10th Brigade, 39th Battery as a gunner.

Arthur John Moore Burrowes letters and postcards to his family, 26 January 1918-15 September 1919
'If anything else is added the post card will be destroyed'

Keeping the secrets of battles fought, won and lost, makes for very clinical correspondence from ‘over there’. Reading between the lines about the realities of life in the armed forces must have been very difficult for the recipients of such scant morsels of information. It isn’t exactly a wordy message but I am sure it would have been happily received back home with the first line kept intact. See postcard.
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