Letters from Owen Glendower Howell-Price to his family, 1914-1916

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Accession Number AWM2018.785.48
Collection number 1DRL/0362
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 8
Object type Letter
Physical description 24 Image/s captured
Maker Howell-Price, Owen Glendower
Place made Egypt, France
Date made 1914-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

File of letters relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Colonel Owen Glendower Howell-Price. 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion. These letters written between 12 December 1914 and 14 August 1916 mention: the trip through the Suez canal and landing at Cairo and onward to Mena; sightseeing at the Pyramids and in Cairo; the deaths of several men, including Captain Charles Edward Leer, Captain Ronald Burns and 733 Private Leonard Charles Hammond; the battle of Lone Pine; his feeling about being made Officer Commanding of the 3rd Battalion and his previous commander Lieutenant Colonel Robert Haylock Owen.

This file contains:
Photostat copy of a letter from Owen Glendower Howell-Price to his family, Mena Camp, 12 December 1914;
Photostat copy of a letter from Owen Glendower Howell-Price to his family, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Owen Glendower Howell-Price to his family, Gallipoli, 18 August 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Owen Glendower Howell-Price to his family, West Mudros, 17 October 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Owen Glendower Howell-Price to his family, Egypt, 16 January 1916;
Photostat copy of a letter from Owen Glendower Howell-Price to his family, Tel-el-Kebir, 20 February 1916;
Photostat copy of a letter from Owen Glendower Howell-Price to his family, France, 4 August 1916;
Photostat copy of an incomplete letter from Owen Glendower Howell-Price to his family, [date unknown].