Burgess, Eric (Gunner, b.1896 - d.1917)

Accession Number 1DRL/0162
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Burgess, Eric
Place made France, Malta: Malta (island), Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/665
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
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Collection relating to service of 1674 Gunner (Gnr) Eric Burgess, 53 Battery Australian Field Artillery, Gallipoli and France, 1915-1917. Collection includes copies of letters sent home to family in Australia. Copies made by Australian War Memorial 1928. Location of originals unknown. Letters mention Burgess' attempts to have his brother Joseph 'claim' him for 53 Battery Australian Field Artillery.

A transcipt is available for this collection (pdf file).