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

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).
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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