Weeden, Jeffry (Flight Sergeant, b.1922 - d.1943)

Accession Number PR04600
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 3 cm, plus 1 oversize folder
Object type Letters, Log book, Photograph, Scroll cover
Maker Weeden, Jeffry
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Western Australia, Perth, Australia: Western Australia, Perth, South Africa: Natal, Durban, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London, United Kingdom: Scotland
Date made 1941-1953
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of 413054 Flight Sergeant Jeffry Weeden, Royal Australian Air Force. Collection includes:
1. 45 items of correspondence consisting of letters, telegrams, photographs and envelopes, from Weeden to his parents, dated between 5 September 1942 and 16 June 1943 from Sydney, Perth, Durban, Capetown, London and Grangemouth.
2. 3 letters and 1 air letter, from Weeden to his brother NX381351 Sergeant Clifford Weeden, dated between 12 January 1943 and 7 June 1943, from London and Grangemouth.
4. 1 letter and 1 telegram from Weeden to his brother Ross Weeden, of Tumut NSW, dated between 5 January 1943 and 13 May 1943.
5. Letter folder, 'Views of Durban', from Weeden, to his niece Rosalind Weeden, dated 5 January 1943.
6. Letter, from Wing Commander A R Edge, to Harold Reginald Weeden, father of Jeffry Weeden, dated 5 July 1943, Grangemouth.
7. Letter, from 413364 Flight Sergeant John Ernest Farrell, to Harold Reginald Weeden and Mrs Weeden, parents of Jeffry Weeden, dated 5 September 1943, with three photographs of Weeden's grave and Grangemouth Cemetery.
8. Letter, from Directorate of War Graves Services, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, to Harold Reginald Weeden, father of Jeffry Weeden, dated 16 May 1946, Melbourne, including photograph of Weeden's temporary grave marker.
9. Letter, from David Chisholm, Chairman, Grangemouth Parish Cemetery Joint Committee, to Harold Reginald Weeden, father of Jeffry Weeden, undated c. 1953, with two photographs of final Commonwealth War Graves headstone and newspaper clipping relating to the dedication of the Commonwealth War Graves at Grangemouth.
10. Printed in memoriam card
11. Photograph in folder, with a woman and a man standing next to a row of graves at Grangemouth.
12. Flying Log Book, Royal Australian Air Force, Form A.18.
13. Photograph folder, with five photographs relating to the burial of Weeden at Grangemouth.
12.
13. Commemorative Scroll for the family of Weeden, in original envelope in which it was posted.