Mulford, Edwin Alfred (Lieutenant, b.1890 - d. 1958)

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Marmara, Chanak, Gallipoli Peninsula
Accession Number PR05192
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Letters
Maker Mulford, Edwin Alfred
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Collection relating to the Second World World service of 212 2nd Lieutenant Edwin Alfred (Ted) Mulford, DCM, 12 Light Horse Regiment AIF, North Africa, Turkey and Australia, 1915-1916; 1919.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Collection contains ten letters that were written by 2nd Lieutenant (2nd Lt) Mulford to his parents while on active service from 29 July 1915 to 7 March 1916. Also includes two letters that were sent from Gallipoli during September 1915. 2nd Lt Mulford was transferred to the Australian Flying Corps in early 1918, although there are no letters from this time in the collection. He returned to Australia in 1919 and the collection contains the telegram that he sent from Fremantle, to his family, to advise of his anticipated arrival in Sydney on 25 January 1919.

This collection also includes a small handwritten note from Ted describing a bullet taken from a Turkish soldier. The whereabouts of the bullet is not known.