Letter from Richard Job Gardiner to his Father, 1916

Accession Number RCDIG0000249
Collection number 1DRL/0305
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Letter
Physical description 10 Image/s captured
Maker Gardiner, Richard Job
Place made Egypt: North Egypt, Tel el Kebir, Greece: Aegean Islands, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Letter relating to the First World War service of 593 Corporal Richard Job Gardiner, 7th Battalion. The letter was written by Richard Gardiner to his father between 28 December 1915 and 9 January 1916. In the letter, Gardiner describes his experiences since the 7 July 1915, including a detailed description of the actions of 7 Battalion at Lone Pine and the evacuation of troops from the peninsula.