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- A Addressed To Elsternwick, Australia
Letter - Clarrie Fraser to Mrs A Galbraith, World War I, 21 Dec 1916 Reg. No: ST 41201 1
- Letter written to Mrs Galbraith from Clarrie (Clarence McArthur) Fraser, serving with the AIF in France, dated 21/12/16. It is a reply to a letter sent by Mrs A Galbraith thanking the soldier, Clarrie, for writing to her. In the letter Clarrie writes that he still has some of Alfred's personal effects including letters and a bible which he will return when he goes on leave. A small photograph is included with the letter and envelope.
Clarrie is Driver Clarence McArthur Fraser, a friend of Alf's from Essendon. Clarrie enlisted on the same date as Alfred Galbraith (15 July 1915) and embarked for active service on the same day (23 November 1915).
- Letter written in ink on two pieces of paper, lined on one side, and torn across the upper edge.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mrs M. Jamieson, 1985
|Dimensions:||265 mm (Height), 211 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||death mourning, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sapper Alfred Galbraith, AIF (1895-1916)|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten: France/21/12/16 /Dear Mrs Galbraith/Your welcome letter of Oct 22nd/reached me a few days ago, and I am pleased to/know that my letter to Mr Galbraith reached its/destination. [extensive text]|
|Author:||Mr Clarence Fraser, Flanders, France, 21 Dec 1916|
|Addressed To:||Mrs A Galbraith, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia, 21 Dec 1916|
|Person Named:||Alfred Galbraith, Flanders, France, 21 Dec 1916|