Art Works > 100th Anniversary of WW1. 1914-18. Mixed media works by Gerry Gleason.

100th Anniversay WW1 1914-18.
lost in Action.
(The Telegram).
Gerry Gleason.

The telegram sent to many a modest home with its number and cold language announcing the loss of a loved one. That traumatised moment, stripped of all they loved, the recipient in many cases in destress falling on severe hard times. Left to rear a young family with little to get by on.

Hundred Days Offensive. 8th Aug - 11th Nov 1918. (1,855,369 estimated casualties).