Letters from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, October 1915 - December 1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0001268
Collection number 1DRL/0427
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 17
Object type Letters
Physical description 47 Image/s captured
Maker McCrae, Geoffrey Gordon
Place made Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli)
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of Major Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, 7th Battalion.

The letters from Major McCrae to members of his family were written between October 1915 and December 1915. In his letters, McCrae discusses his time at the rest camp at Mudros, his temporary promotion to commanding officer, and subsequent return to duties as second-in-command. Furthermore, McCrae describes his return to Gallipoli in November and the evacuation of troops. Hand drawn sketches and drawings are also included in this collection.

This file contains:

Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Rest camp, Lemnos, 3 October 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his sister, Lemnos, 12 October 1915;
Handwritten transcript of letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his sister, Lemnos, 12 October 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his parents, Lemnos, 14 October 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Lemnos, 17 October 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Lemnos, 31 October 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his sister, Lemnos, 4 November 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his parents, Lemnos, 4 November 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, "Somewhere", 12 November 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Lemnos, 12 November 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his mother, Lemnos, 14 November 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Lemnos, 20 November 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, ANZAC, 26 November 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, ANZAC, 2 December 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, ANZAC, 9 December 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Mudros, 27 December 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his sister, Lemnos, 28 December 1915.