Letters from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his family, October to December 1918

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Accession Number RCDIG0001205
Collection number 2DRL/0785
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 37
Object type Letters
Physical description 226 Image/s captured
Maker Gallwey, Wilfred Denver
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London, United Kingdom: England, Wiltshire, Hurdcott, United Kingdom: England, Wiltshire, Salisbury
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of 2430 Lance Corporal Wilfred Denver Gallwey, 15th Battalion. The letters were written to various members of his immediate family between October and December 1918. In these letters, Gallwey writes of the celebration of the signing of the armistice in London and the scenes of elation. He also writes of the mass of Allied troops streaming back into England on their way home and his commentary on the war effort. Gallwey has included two leaflets amongst his letters titled "A Wilton Lady's Impression of Australians" and "New Year 1919: Aussie Boys." This file contains:
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his sister, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 3 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Div. Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 6 October 1918 [contains leaflet titled "A Wilton Lady's impressions of Australians"];
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, England, 14 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 15 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 16 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 4th Div. Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 23 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 23 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 27 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Div. Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 28 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his sister, 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 29 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 30 October 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his sister, 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 3 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 6 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 7 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, London, 13 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, London, 14 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 15 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 15 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to "All", 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 16 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 17 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 17 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 4th Division Signal School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 21 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 24 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 25 Barrack Street, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 28 November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 25 Barrack Street, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, Wiltshire, England, 3 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, 5 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, 8 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 12th Training Battalion, A.I.F., Hurdcott, 11 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, 12 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 4th Div. Sig. School, Hurdcott, 15 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 12th Training Battalion, A.I.F., Hurdcott, 16 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 12th Training Battalion, A.I.F., Hurdcott, 18 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his father, 12th Training Battalion, A.I.F., Hurdcott, 19 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 12th Training Battalion, A.I.F., Hurdcott, 20 December 1918;
Leaflet titled "New Year, 1919. Aussie Boys," published November 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 12th Training Battalion, A.I.F., Hurdcott, 22 December 1918;
Letter from Wilfred Denver Gallwey to his mother, 12th Training Battalion, A.I.F., Hurdcott, 24 December 1918.