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Telegram - To 'Bill' Stoker Sorell from Mother, HMAS Melbourne, Sydney, 8 May 1919 Document Reg. No: ST 039816

Summary:
Small green telegram to William Sorell from his mother in Melbourne, dated 8th May 1919. It is addressed to Sorell at H.M.A.S. Melbourne, Sydney. The message says 'After leaving Town Hall wait sisters Y.M.C.A. depot for Kit, Mother.' World War I.
Description:
Green telegram with black lettering, To Sorrel H.M.A.S. Melbourne Sydney, From Mother. Dated 8th May 1919.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs D. Squires, 1992
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 18.9 cm (Width), 20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, communications, world war i 1914-1918, australian military forces, military memorabilia, naval forces
Themes this item is part of: Ship History - HMAS Warramunga, The Royal Australian Navy, Information & Communication Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
Inscriptions: Telegram. Charges to Pay- Message (not filled) Porterage (not filled) Commonwealth of Australia, Postmaster-general's Department. To Sorell H.M.A.S. Melbourne Sydney. Station From: Melbourne, No of Words: 21, Check: 1/5, Time Lodges: 10:40am Remarks: After leaving Town Hall wait sisters YMCA Depot for Kit Mother. Time Received (Not Filled)
This message has been received subject to the Post and Telegraph Act and Regulations. All complaints to be addressed in writing to the Deputy Postmaster-General. Stamped Telegraph Station Garden Island Sydney 8 May 1919
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 08 May 1919
Addressed To: (Stoker) W. Sorell - Royal Australian Navy (RAN) HMAS Melbourne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 08 May 1919
Sender: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 08 May 1919

From Mother
Ship Named: Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 08 May 1919
Organisation Named: Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australia, 08 May 1919

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