Wallet 1 of 1 - Correspondence relating to Solomon George Levy and Bill Taverner, 1915-1916; c 1942

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Accession Number AWM2020.22.137
Collection number PR04006
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 7
Object type Letter, Postcard
Physical description 22 Image/s captured
Maker Levy, Solomon George
Taverner, Bill
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1916; c 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 668 Sergeant Solomon Gregory "Sol" Levy DCM, 6th Australian Infantry Battalion, and the Second World War service of O3300 Squadron Leader William "Bill" Tavener, 10 Squadron RAAF, England and Turkey, 1915-1916; c.1942.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Collection contains the correspondence of two service personnel who wrote to Winifred Fryer thanking her for food parcels: three letters and two postcards written during the First World War by Sergeant Sol Levy; and a letter and Christmas card sent by Squadron Leader Bill Taverner during the Second World War. Sergeant Levy describes the landing at Gallipoli 25 April 1915, where 'every second man seemed to have been killed' and the advance at Achi Baba and the Turkish offensives in May 1915.