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Letter, Envelope & Photograph - Clarrie Fraser to Mrs A Galbraith, World War I, 21 Dec 1916 Document Reg. No: ST 041201

Summary:
Letter written to Mrs Galbraith from Clarrie Fraser, serving with the AIF in France, dated 21 December 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).
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: australian army, death mourning, letters, military memorabilia, trenches, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Sapper Alfred Galbraith, AIF (1895-1916), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Personal Effects
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
Author: Mr Clarence Fraser, Flanders, France, 21 Dec 1916
Addressed To: Mrs A Galbraith, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia, 21 Dec 1916
Organisation Depicted: 5th Division Signal Company, 21 Dec 1916
Person Named: Alfred Galbraith, Flanders, France, 21 Dec 1916

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