Letters and certificates relating to Peter Duncan, 1908 to 1941

Accession Number RCDIG0001127
Collection number PR01537
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 11
Object type Letters, Certificate
Physical description 11 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Place made Australia, United Kingdom
Date made 1908-1941
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters and certificates relating to the First World War service of Chief Stoker Peter Duncan, Royal Australian Navy. Included in this collection is a series of recommendation letters written by various members of the Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) testifying to Duncan’s experience in storekeeping and running machinery, and also his qualities as a serviceman. Also included are several certificates of qualification from the Duncan’s time with the RN and RAN. This file contains:
"Certificate of Qualification for the Rating of Engineer's Writer" for Peter Duncan, 5 October 1908;
"Education certificate for Stoker Petty Officer" of Peter Duncan, 5 November 1909;
"Passing Certificate-General" of Peter Duncan, 2 July 1913 [original];
"Passing Certificate-General" of Peter Duncan, 2 July 1913 [duplicate];
"Passing Certificate-General" of Peter Duncan, 2 June 1914;
Letter of recommendation for Peter Duncan from H. Bleackley, Engineer Lieutenant, [Royal Navy], 14 December 1916;
Letter of recommendation from G. W. Woolridge, Engineer Commander, [Royal Navy], 20 February 1919;
Letter from [undescernable] to Peter Duncan, HMAS Sydney, Chattam, 20 February 1919;
Letter of recommendation for Peter Duncan from Alec B. Doyle, A/Engineer Lieutenant Commander, [Royal Australian Navy], 26 August 1920;
Letter of recommendation for Peter Duncan from Llewelyn [Howill], Fleet Engineer Officer, 20 October 1920;
Letter from Armament Supply Officer regarding Peter Duncan, Royal Australian Naval Armament Depot, Sydney, 24 February 1941.