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

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.
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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