William Toovey Osborne

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First name: William

Middle name: Toovey

Last name: Osborne

Personal information:

Driver W. T. Osborne enlisted in Rockhampton, Queensland on 22 Feb. 1916 and served in the Australian Field Artillery in France and Belgium 30 Mar. 1917-20 May 1919. Embarked on the HMAT A7 Medic.

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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