Letter from Captain Benson Charles Lewis to Joseph Bird Burgess, 1917

Place Europe: Western Front
Accession Number RCDIG0000216
Collection number 1DRL/0162
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Letters
Physical description 1 Image/s captured
Maker Lewis, Benson Charles
Place made France, Western Front
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Photostat copy of a letter relating to service of 1674 Gunner Eric Burgess, 53rd Battery, 5th Australian Field Artillery Brigade. The original letter was written by Benson Lewis to Joseph Bird Burgess on 7 April 1917 and describes the wounding of his brother, Eric Burgess. The photostat opy was made by the Australian War Memorial in 1928. Location of the original is unknown.