Backman, Percival Stanley (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1917)

Accession Number 1DRL/0080
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Backman, Percival Stanley
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1928
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Percival Stanley Backman, 6 Battalion, Salisbury, England, 1917. Collection consists of a copy of a letter to family describing 63 Battalion's march to Salisbury Plain. Copy made 1928 in response to Memorial's request. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Percival Stanley Backman, 6 Battalion, AIF. Killed in action, Belgium, 4 October 1917. Age 23. Son of John Engelbert Backman and Rachel Backman, of 8 Derrick St., Kew. Victoria.