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Letter - Australian Imperial Force Headquarters, Confirmation of Death, 31 Oct 1917 Document Reg. No: HT 13582

Summary:
Letter confirming an earlier telegram advising of the death of Private Kemp, killed in action 21 September 1917. It is addressed to his widow, Annie Kemp.
Description:
Printed form letter on off-white paper, completed with purple typed font and signature. Australian coat of arms at top centre. Deep crease/tear across centre, repaired with adhesive tape.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 209 mm (Height), 132 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, death mourning, world war i 1914-1918, making history - kemp mourning collection
Themes this item is part of: 6th Battalion Diary Extract, September 1917, Albert Edward Kemp Mourning Collection, Albert Edward Kemp, AIF (1884-1917), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Death & Mourning
Tertiary Classification: documents
Inscriptions: Text: Australian Imperial Force/HEAD-QUARTERS, 3RD MILITARY DISTRICT/Melbourne, 31st October 1917/Dear Madam/Referring to my telegram of 18th instant/to the Reverand White, Malvern/I beg to confirm the sad intelligence mentioned.therein to the effect that your husband No./6800a PRIVATE A.E. KEMP was killed in/action on 21/9/17/and also to convey to you the regret and/sympathy of Their Majesties the King and/Queen and of the Commonwealth in the loss/you have sustained.
Sender: Australian Imperial Force (AIF), 31 Oct 1917
Person Named: Private Albert Kemp - 6th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force (AIF)
Addressed To: Mrs Annie Kemp

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