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One who loved his fellow men

Aubrey Harold Freeman

Lieutenant Aubrey (Harold) Freeman, 6th Australian Field Company Engineers. Killed in Action, Flers, 8 November 1916, age 27. Known as Harold, his father was very proud of his eldest son who had followed in his footsteps as a civil engineer, with the Queensland Railways. Educated at St Josephs College, Gregory Terrace, Brisbane, he was appointed resident engineer … Read more

Archibald Hewland Raymond And John Norman Radcliffe Diaries Digitised @SLQ

Archibald Hewland Raymond (centre) with two unidentified soldiers. Source: John Oxley Library, Acc: 30453/4.

The John Oxley Library has recently digitised the diaries of two World War I soldiers; Captain Archibald Hewland Raymond who served with the 3rd Field Artillery Brigade at Gallipoli and the Western Front, and Captain John Norman Radcliffe who served with the Royal Garrison Artillery of the British Army in France and Belgium.  The two men were … Read more