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1069291
  • Title
    Item 02: Toms family correspondence - letters and postcards received by Florence Anna Toms nee Parkes from her brother, Harry Parkes, 1916-1919
  • Call number
    MLMSS 4782/Folder 2
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1916-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1069291
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    1 folder
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Henry George Parkes, a coachtrimmer of Enfield, New South Wales was born in Monaro and enlisted in the A.I.F. aged 27, 14 Sept. 1916. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916 and served with the 59th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement in France. He returned to Australia on HT Port Lyttelton, 10 June 1919. His sister Florence Anna married Philip Toms, the son of Francis Philip Toms.
  • Scope and Content
    Letters and postcards from Harry Parkes to his sister Florence Anna Toms née Parkes, written from camp in Goulburn and France, 30 September 1916-7 August 1919.
  • System of arrangement
    Letters are arranged in date order. One undated letter sent from Edinburgh is at end of sequence of letters. Most postcards are undated and unaddressed. Envelopes have been matched to letters by date of postmark where possible; envelopes not matched to envelopes are at end of sequence.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1091461
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