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Cartoon - "Yer know, Blue, sometimes I sit back and wishes I was 'ome".

From the Collection of Red Cliffs Military Museum Jamieson Ave Red Cliffs Victoria

Description
Cartoon of soldiers in the trenches up to their waists in water wishing they were"ome". It shows the soldiers fully equipped, helmets, webbing, rifles with fixed bayonets. "Blue" was the nick name of A.J. Roddy owner of the cartoon.
Size
120mm W x 110mm H
Object Registration
00056
Keywords
ww11, a j, roddy, blue, egypt, ome, helman
Historical information
A.J. "Blue" Roddy was one of the people who set up the museum as it is today. Unfortunately the men didn't understand the need for records.
When Made
1940 (estimated)
Made By
??? Quincay (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
signed Quincay// Cartoon quotation; "yer know Blue, sometimes I sits back and wishes I was 'ome'//
(hand written) one of the boys left it under my pillow 1940
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM