Cablegrams from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his father, 1915-1916

Place Africa: Egypt, Cairo
Accession Number RCDIG0001278
Collection number 1DRL/0427
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 13
Object type Papers
Physical description 13 Image/s captured
Maker McCrae, Geoffrey Gordon
Place made Egypt: Alexandria, Egypt: Cairo, Egypt: Suez Canal, Ismailia
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Cablegrams relating to the First World War service of Major Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, 7th Battalion. This series of cablegrams from McCrae to his father George, contains general greetings as well updates on his condition and location. The cablegrams cover McCrae’s promotion to the rank of major, hospitalisation due to typhoid fever, subsequent convalescence, and his return to duty. This file contains:
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Cairo, to McCrae to his father, Anchorfield, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 19 January 1915. Received 23 January 1915;
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Cairo, to his father, Anchorfield, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 30 December 1914. Receieved 31 December 1914;
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Alexandria, to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 4 May 1915. Received 5 May 1915;
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Cairo, to McCrae to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 2 July 1915. Received 5 July 1915;
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Alexandria, to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 27 July 1915. Received 28 July 1915;
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Alexandria, to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 6 January 1916. Received 10 January 1916;
Duplicate cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Alexandria, to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 6 January 1916. Received 9 January 1916;
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Cairo, to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 31 January 1916. Received 2 February 1916;
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Cairo, to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 25 February 1916. Received 28 February 1916;
Duplicate cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Cairo, to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 25 February 1916. Received 28 February 1916;
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Cairo, to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 6 April 1916. Received 7 April 1916;
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Alexandria, to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 6 May 1916. Received 8 May 1916;
Cablegram from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, Ismalia, to his father, Hawthorn, Victoria. Sent 25 May 1916. Received 28 May 1916.