Larkin, Percy Augustine (Private, b.1888 - d.1964)

Accession Number PR05624
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: .5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Card, Letter
Maker Larkin, Percy Augustine
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made 1917-1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Collection relating to the First World War service of 3234 Private Percy Augustine Larkin, 3 Light Horse Field Ambulance, Palestine, 1917-1918.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Consists of two letters and a Christmas card that Larkin sent to his brother while serving in Palestine in 1917-1918. He writes of Christmas 1917, coming under shell fire, the destruction wrought by bombs, the land and local farm work, Jewish villages, Jerusalem, and the advance to Damascus.