Letters from Eric Roland Cotterill to his Mother, 1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0000222
Collection number 1DRL/0217
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 10
Object type Letters
Physical description 44 Image/s captured
Maker Cotterill, Eric Roland
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Photostat copies of letters relating to the First World War service of 2nd Lieutenant Eric Roland Cotterill, 13th Battalion. The original letters were written by Eric Cotterill to his Mother in Australia between 11 January and 7 August 1915. Cotterill's letters recount his voyage under escort of the AE2, camp life at Heliopolis, Egypt, and the novelty of sightseeing in Cairo. The photostat copies were made in 1928 by the Australian War Memorial. The location of the originals is unknown.
This file contains:
Letter from Eric Cotterill to his mother, 11 January 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Eric Cotterill to his mother, 22 January 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Eric Cotterill to his mother, 14 February 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Eric Cotterill to his mother, 20 February 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Eric Cotterill to his mother, 25 February 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Eric Cotterill to his mother, 8 March 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Eric Cotterill to his mother, 17 March 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Eric Cotterill to his mother, 18 March 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Eric Cotterill to his mother, 28 March 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Eric Cotterill to his mother, 7 April 1915 [photostat].