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936787
  • Title
    Gordon Thomas Edwards papers, 1916-1996
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1916-1996
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    936787
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Gordon Thomas Edwards, orchardist on his family's Orange Dale property in Stuart Town, N.S.W., enlisted 28 Dec. 1915 at the age of 18. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A40 Ceramic, 14 Apr. 1916 and served with C Company, 54th Battalion in Egypt, France and Belgium. On 28 May 1918 his next of kin were notified that he was wounded, Apr. 1918. He attended Officers Cadet College in England June-Dec. 1918 before being promoted to 2nd Lieutenant 2 Jan. 1919. He embarked 23 June 1919 on the Orita, arriving in Australia 9 Aug. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Gordon Thomas Edwards letters, 21 January 1916-7 August 1919

    ITEM 02
    Gordon Thomas Edwards miscellaneous papers, 1916-1996
  • Source
    Presented by Max Edwards, 2010
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters
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