Margetts, Ivor Stephen (Captain

Collection ID 1DRL/0478
Collection type Private Record
Title Margetts, Ivor Stephen (Captain
Measurement 2 wallet: 3 cms.
Object type Papers
Maker Margetts, Ivor Stephen
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 01 January 1970

Collection relating to the service of Captain Ivor Stephen Margetts, 12 Battalion, at sea, Egypt, Lemnos, Gallipoli, France, 1914-1916. Collection consists of a photostat copy of a diary kept by Captain Margetts between January 1915 and January 1916; twenty-eight photostat or typed copies of letters written by Margetts to his family; a typed copy of a detailed account by Margetts of the Landing and his first few days on Gallipoli; various copies of cablegrams, letters of condolence, newspaper cuttings, etc. Also included in the collection is a photostat copy of a letter written by Private George Arthur McKenzie, (regimental stretcher bearer), 12 Battalion, to Captain Margetts' father, relating the circumstances of the Captain's death at Pozieres.