Letters from Fred Leslie Biddle to his Family, 1914-1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0000202
Collection number 1DRL/0119
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 32
Object type Letters
Physical description 156 Image/s captured
Maker Biddle, Frederick Leslie
Place made At sea, Egypt: Alexandria, Egypt: Cairo, Egypt: North Egypt, Mena, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1914-1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of Captain Fred Leslie Biddle, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade. The letters were written by Fred Biddle to his family in Australia between 13 November 1914 to 13 December 1915. These letters provide detailed recounts of life in Mena camp, his Brigade's landing at Gallipoli, the merits of Turkish soldiers and discuss the effect of Charles Bean's articles on troop morale.
This file contains:
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 13 November 1914;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 23 November 1914;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his father, 11 December 1914;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 15 January 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 24 January 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 12 February 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 28 February 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 28 February 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 7 March 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to Hollis, 7 March 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 14 March 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his parents, 21 March 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 28 March 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 5 April 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 29 May 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 25 June 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 14 July 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 29 July 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 5 August 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 17 August 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 12 September 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 5 October 1915;
Field Service Postcard from Fred Biddle to his mother, 9 May 1915;
Postcard from Fred Biddle to his mother, 22 April 1915;
Postcard from Fred Biddle to his mother, 17 April 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 14 October 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 23 October 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 31 October 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 7 November 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 20 November 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 28 November 1915;
Letter from Fred Biddle to his mother, 13 December 1915.