Allsopp, William Arthur

Accession Number PR05361
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Letters
Maker Allsopp, William Arthur
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Lindfield, Australia: New South Wales, Tamworth, Canada
Date made 1941-1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Collection relating to 411063 Sergeant (Sgt) William Arthur (Bill) Allsopp, who as a member of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), served with 35 Squadron Royal Air Force (RAF) until his death in a flying battle over Germany on 26 July 1942. Comprises original letters written by Sgt Allsopp to his family whilst in the United Kingdom and Canada, and original official letters sent to his family after his flight was reported missing. Also includes one letter written in April 1941 by the Mayor of Tamworth, on behalf of the Tamworth Patriotic Committee, congratulating Allsop on enlisting for active service in the RAAF.