Leo Aloysius McCartin (Lieutenant); Patrick McCartin (Flying Officer)

Accession Number PR03129
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 2 cm + 2 folios
Object type Log book, Letters, Newspaper cutting, Photograph, Certificate, Postcard
Maker Commonwealth of Australia
McCartin, Leo Aloysius
McCartin, Patrick Leo
Place made Australia, France, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1917-1944
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to 517 Lieutenant Leo Aloysius McCartin, 22 Battalion, 1917-1918 and 419328 Flying Officer Patrick Leo McCartin, 75 (NZ) Squadron RAF,1942-1944. The collection relating to Leo McCartin comprises postcards from him to his family, a Red Cross letter reporting that he was killed in action in France, service documents, a scroll congratulating him on his award of the Military Cross and a photograph of him. The material relating to Patrick McCartin includes his log book, correspondence he wrote to his family, photographs of McCartin and his crew and his grave, newspaper cuttings and correspondence from the Department of Air to McCartin's family relating to his death.