Letters and documents relating to John Adams, 1917-1921

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Accession Number RCDIG0000863
Collection number PR01919
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 7
Object type Letters, Documents
Physical description 9 Image/s captured
Maker Marshall, Norman
Place made Western Front
Date made 1917-1919; 1921
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters relating to the First World War Service of 255 Lieutenant John Adams, 54th Battalion. Included in this file is a series of letters to Adams from various senior officers congratulating him on being awarded the Military Cross and Bar as well as his general good conduct. Also included is a termination of appointment letter, as well as documents detailing Adams' war wounds and details of the Lone Pine attack.
This file contains:
Letter from Staff Captain, 14 Brigade to Adjutant, 54 Battalion, for John Adams, 3 December 1917;
Letter from General William Birdwood to John Adams, 10 June 1918;
Letter from General William Birdwood to John Adams, 27 February 1919;
Letter from Staff Officer Invalids and Returned Soldiers, 2nd Military District to John Adams, 14 April 1921;
Paper documenting the formation of the platoon prior to Lone Pine attack, [date unknown];
Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding 56/54 Battalion, AIF to John Adams, [date unknown];
Typed page [by John Adams] documenting war wounds, [date unknown].