Letter and envelope from George Courtney Benson, 6 July 1915

Accession Number RCDIG0000297
Collection number PR88/177
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 2
Object type Letters
Physical description 5 Image/s captured
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Chanak, Gallipoli Peninsula
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Letter and envelope relating to the First World War service of 2180 Corporal George Courtney Benson, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade. This letter was written at Gallipoli in July 1915. Benson writes of his hopes the war would soon be over, and laments the difficulty in obtaining suitable paper for letter-writing. This letter also contains a detailed description of Benson's dugout, including some sketches.

File contains:

Envelope addressed to Master Jack Shrimpton, New College, Box Hill, Melbourne, Australia;
Letter from George Benson to Mr and Mrs Waller, 6 July 1915.