Rudolph William Arthur Cox

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First name: Rudolph

Middle name: William Arthur

Last name: Cox

Personal information:

Corporal Rudolph William Arthur Cox of Adelaide, South Australia, served as a sapper in the Australian Imperial Forces in No. 2 Section, 3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 15 in Egypt, France and Belgium. Embarked on HMAT A26 Armadale. Enlisted as Sapper, but Corp on NR

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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