Letters of John Axtens, 1914-1916

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Accession Number RCDIG0000240
Collection number 2DRL/0308
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 42
Object type Letters
Physical description 134 Image/s captured
Maker Axtens, John William
Place made At sea, Egypt, France, New Guinea, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1914-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters relating to First World War service of Lieutenant John William Axtens, 8th Machine Gun Company. These letters were written to his parents, and date from 20 August 1914-14 October 1916.
File contains:
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, SS Berrima, 20 August 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, SS Berrima, 27 August 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, Port Moresby, 5 September 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his father, 17 September 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his father, 1 October 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 1 October 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 14 October 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 13 November 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his father, 1 December 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 13 December 1915;
Short note from John Axtens to his mother, 13 December 1915;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 25 December 1915;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 15 January 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his father, 18 January 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 23 January 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 9 February 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 13 February 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his father, 27 February 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 5 March 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 11 March 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 24 March 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 1 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 11 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 21 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 28 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to Geoff [brother], 30 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to "Aunty", 20 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 7 May 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 21 May 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 1 June 1916;
Short note from John Axtens to his parents, 12 June 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to Geoff [brother], 22 June 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 26 June 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 11 July 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 23 July 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 1 August 1916;
Cable from Base Records Office A.I.E.F. to Mr H. H. Axtens, 30 July 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 5 September 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 13 September 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 29 September 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 4 October 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 14 October 1916