Photostat copies of letters from Major Frederick Harold Tubb to his family, 1914

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Accession Number RCDIG0000839
Collection number 1DRL/0584
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 2
Object type Letters
Physical description 4 Image/s captured
Maker Tubb, Frederick Harold
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1927
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Photostat copies of letters relating to the First World War service of Major Frederick Harold Tubb VC, 7th Battalion. The original letters were written by Major Tubb on 8 December 1914 and Christmas day 1914. In the first letter, Major Tubb describes his arrival in Cairo, his astonishment at the Pyramids and other sightseeing activities, whilst the second, written on Christmas day from Mena Camp, speculates about his family at home and describes his dinner at the Officer's Mess. The copies were made by the Australian War memorial in 1927.