McCrae, Geoffrey Gordon (Major, b.1890 - d.1916

Collection ID 1DRL/0427
Collection type Private Record
Title McCrae, Geoffrey Gordon (Major, b.1890 - d.1916
Measurement 1 box: 8 wallets: 8cm
Date made 1914-1916
Place made At sea
Object type Papers
Maker McCrae, Geoffrey Gordon
Place made At sea
Date made 1914-1916
Physical description

Collection relating to the service of Major Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, 7 Battalion and 60 Battalion, AIF, 1914-1916, Egypt, Gallipoli, Cyprus, France. Collection consists of a diary kept by Major McCrae from October 1914 to December 1915; letters written by McCrae to his family between September 1914 and July 1916; a scrapbook compiled by McCrae's father commemorating the life of Major McCrae; miscellaneous telegrams, cablegrams, documents, postcards, newspaper cuttings. The collection also includes seventeen letters from Brigadier-General Harold Edward 'Pompey' Elliott to Major McCrae's father, George Gordon McCrae of Hawthorn, Victoria.

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