William Innes Ker

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First name: William

Middle name: Innes

Last name: Ker

Personal information:

William Innes Ker, an electric motor driver of Broken Hill enlisted in the A.I.F. aged 24, 30 Oct. 1916 and embarked on the Berrima, 16 Dec. 1916. He served in France with the 50th Battalion, returned to Australia on H.T. Argyllshire and was discharged because of defective eyesight, May 1918.

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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