Packer, Frank Percival

Accession Number PR05281
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Letters
Maker Packer, Frank Percival
Place made At sea
Date made 1916
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

29 page handwritten letter written by 460a Private (Pte) Frank Percival Packer to his wife Irene in 1916. Written in diary form, the letter spans the period 25 October to 28 December 1916, whilst Pte Packer was aboard troopship Ulysses. Pte Packer initially enlisted using the alias Arthur Willmott Gray until he declared his real name as Frank Percival Packer. He served mainly with the 4th Machine Gun Battalion.

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