Bert Levy – Australia's first global Vaudeville star
1918 Bert & son attempt to enlist……
In June 1917, Bert Levy crossed the US / Canada border with his son Alwyn with the intent for them both to enlist in the Canadian military. Report below published in The Bulletin. Bert was 47 years of age.
The prior year, 1917 Bert had been supporting the Imperial war effort by getting behind the issue of Liberty Bonds, a war bond that was sold in the United States to support the Allied cause in World War I.
See below the recruitment campaign to reach British citizens in Canada and the USA.
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