McIntyre, John Harold (Second Lieutenant, b.1893 - d.1916)

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Accession Number PR05792
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Letters
Maker Champion, Arthur Handasyde
McIntyre, John Harold
Place made France, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos
Date made 1915-1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of Second Lieutenant John Harold McIntyre, 1st Battalion AIF. Collection consists of three original handwritten letters from 2/Lt McIntyre to his mother. One letter was presumedly written from Lemnos in May 1915 and describes the landing at Gallipoli where he was wounded. The other two letters were written in August 1916 from France. Also included is a condolence letter to Mrs McIntyre dated January 1917 written by a fellow soldier, Captain Arthur H Champion, who served with her son in Egypt and at Gallipoli.