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He had trouble staying out of trouble

Henry Lawrence Quamby (1893-?)

At age ten, the oldest of the Quamby lads was taken into care where he remained for six years.
At the outbreak of World War I Henry enlisted. He joined the 15th Battalion and survived two months on the front line at Gallipoli, but was discharged from service.
However, Henry was determined to serve. He invented a new identity and re-enlisted. As Henry Jackson he joined the 12th Battalion. He survived to the end of the war. Soon after he married in London.

A map of Gallipoli, where Henry Lawrence Quamby fought for two months before being sent back to Australia for being ‘undesirable’.
A map of Gallipoli, where Henry Lawrence Quamby fought for two months before being sent back to Australia for being ‘undesirable’.

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