Proclamation on the annexation of German possessions in the Pacific, November 1914.

Accession Number RCDIG0000360
Collection number 1DRL/0241
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Document
Physical description 1 Image/s captured
Maker Devlin, Errol Cappie Nepean
Place made New Guinea1
Date made 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Document relating to the First World War service of 1166 Private Errol Cappie Nepean Devlin, 18th Battalion. The Proclamation, written in Pidgin, was read out to the New Guineans upon their annexation as German territory. This handwritten copy was sent by Private Devlin to his brother, Lance, on 9 November 1914.