Stanley Josiah Fox

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First name: Stanley

Middle name: Josiah

Last name: Fox

Personal information:

2nd Lieutenant, 20th Battalion, C Company; Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915; Nominal Roll: Captain 20th Battalion

Box 8 Item 17 – Hugh Venables Vernon miscellaneous papers, 1916-1919.
Handmade protection with steely look and stylish upper lip!

At first glance it is apparent that this garment would have been quite difficult to actually put on, due to the tight fit. Undoubtedly handcrafted by a loved one, it has been photographed in action by the  wearer, as intended. I particularly like the attention to detail on the moustache – possibly one of the few things that a man in his position had complete control over.

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