Walter Edward Gillett

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First name: Walter

Middle name: Edward

Last name: Gillett

Personal information:

W. E. Gillett enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces 6 Mar. 1916, at Perth, Western Australia, was promoted to lance-corporal Feb. 1917 and later to sergeant. He served in France from Dec. 1917, probably with D company, 21st Battalion. He transferred to a clerical position in 1917 and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in 1919. He served at the A.I.F. Headquarters, London from Feb. 1919 to May 1920, returning to Australia 30 July 1920

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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