|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||Extent: .5 cm; Wallet/s: 1|
Stevens, Ronald Tapper
|Place made||British Mandate of Palestine: Palestine|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Stevens, Ronald Tapper (Private, b.1907 - d.1981)
Collection relating to the Second World War service of NX9580 Private Ronald Tapper Stevens, 2/3 Australian Infantry Battalion, Second Australian Imperial Force, Palestine, 1940.
Wallet 1 of 1 – Consists of one letter from Private Stevens to his acquaintance “Rose” [identity unknown], dated 11 February 1940, and one incomplete letter from Private Stevens to his acquaintance “Bill” [identity unknown], which is undated. The letters were written while Private Stevens was training with 2/3 Australian Infantry Battalion in Palestine in 1940. In his letters, Private Stevens writes about enjoying army life, his sea voyage to Palestine, looking forward to letters from Australia, riding on camels, and his impressions of the local people and environment.