ID number 1DRL/0489
Title Maxfield, Gordon Loris, MC (Captain, b.1889 - d.1917)
Record type Collection
Item count 1
Collection Private Record
Object type Letters
Maker Maxfield, Gordon Loris (Maker)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1927
Measurement 1 oversized wallet: 3 cms
Note Open


Collection relating to Captain Gordon Loris Maxfield, 24 Battalion, Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front, 1915-1917. The collection consists of a bound volume made by the Australian War Memorial, entitled 'Letters of Capt. G. L. Maxfield, M.C.' The volume contains photostat copies of numerous letters written by Captain Gordon Maxfield to his parents; a studio portrait photograph of Captain Maxfield (in uniform); photostat copies of newspaper clippings; Red Cross Enquiry Bureau messages, and a letter of condolence written by 62 Sergeant William Henry Davey, 24 Battalion. Copies made by the Australian War Memorial. Location of originals unknown.


Biographical note: Captain Gordon Loris Maxfield, MC, 24 Battalion, AIF. Killed in action, 3 May, 1917, at Bullecourt, aged 28. Son of James Edward and Jane Maxfield, of Euroa, Victoria. Born at Longwood, Victoria. Other biographical details concerning him are: Secretary; of Euroa, Victoria; educated at the Euroa State School.