Roth, Louis Carl, MC (Captain, b.1893 - d.1918

Collection ID 1DRL/0554
Collection type Private Record
Title Roth, Louis Carl, MC (Captain, b.1893 - d.1918
Measurement 4 wallets: 11 cms.
Object type Papers
Maker Roth, Louis Carl
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 01 January 1970

Collection relating to the service of Captain Louis Carl Roth, MC, 22 Battalion & 2 Pioneer Battalion, Australia, at sea, Egypt, Gallipoli, England, Western Front, 1914-1918. Collection consists of photostat copies of approximately 110 letters written by Captain Roth to various members of his family, mainly his mother in Australia, and his aunts in Liverpool, England. Collection also contains a typescript copy of a diary kept by Captain Roth in 1918; photostat copies of documents relating to the activities of Captain Roth's company (Company A) between 8 August 1918 and early September 1918 (Battle of Amiens); photostat copies of assorted German documents (probably souvenirs); photostat copies of various notes made by Captain Roth in early August 1918. Collection also contains a photostat copy of a letter written in 1916 by John Norman Webb of St. Kilda, to Roth. Copies made by Australian War Memorial. Location of originals unknown.