Letters from Wilfred Evans to his family, 1918

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Accession Number RCDIG0000963
Collection number 2DRL/0014
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 24
Object type Letters
Physical description 134 Image/s captured
Maker Evans, Wilfred
Place made Egypt: Cairo, Egypt: Cairo, Abbassia, Ottoman Empire: Damascus, Ottoman Empire: Lebanon, Tripoli, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Bethlehem, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Jerusalem, Ottoman Empire: Transjordan
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of Major Wilfred Evans, Australian Army Medical Corps. In this series of letters from 1918, Evans details his service in Palestine and his eventual demobilisation towards the end of 1918. Evans describes the fighting at Jerusalem (1917), Megiddo and Semakh, as well as the raids on Amman and Es Salt. He also includes descriptions of Tripoli and Damascus. Evans' last letter finds him awaiting embarkation to return to Australia.
This file contains:
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 1 January 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 10 January 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 19 January 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 24 January 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 18 February 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 7 May 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 6 June 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 13 June 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, [Bethlehem], 24 June 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 3 July 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 9 July 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 18 July 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 21 July 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, Valley of Jordan, 6 August 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 14 August 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 30 August 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 10 September 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, Damascus, 10 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 17 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 24 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, Tripoli, 11 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, 22 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, Tripoli, 5 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Evans to his mother, Cairo, 25 December 1918.