Letters written by Lionel Gordon Short, 1918-1919

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Accession Number AWM2018.19.46
Collection number 2DRL/0045
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 51
Object type Letter
Physical description 116 Image/s captured
Maker Short, Lionel Gordon
Place made France
Date made 1918-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

File of letters relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Lionel Gordon Short, 23rd Infantry Battalion. This file contains both original and typed copied letters. These letters written between 1 January 1918 and the 1 June 1919 mention: the scenery and life in billets; how the scenery has changed by war since last he saw it; the official war artist Will Dyson; the work of the member of the War Museum section; the battle of Hamel; the battle of Mont St. Quentin; the armistice of the 11 November; the condition of some of the town previously behind the front line and his thoughts on the possible displays in the Australian War Museum.

This file contains:
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Edith [his sister], 1 January 1918;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 6 January 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Edith [his sister], 19 January 1918;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Edith [his sister], 17 February 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 27 March 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 11 April 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 11 April 1918;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 30 April 1918;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 6 May 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 8 May 1918;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Edith, 13 May 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 26 May 1918;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 19 June 1918;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 23 June 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Edith [his sister], 8 July 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 9 July 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 10 July 1918;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Edith [his sister], 28 July 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 19 August 1918;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Edith [his sister], 19 August 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 31 August 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 7 September 1918;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Mabel [his sister], 11 October 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 23 October 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 1 November 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Mabel, 3 November 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 12 November 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 19 November 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 25 November 1918 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 13 December 1918;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 28 December 1918;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 1 June 1919.