Letters from James Joseph Makin to his family, 1917

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Accession Number RCDIG0001426
Collection number 1DRL/0474
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 11
Object type Diary
Physical description 48 Image/s captured
Maker Makin, James Joseph
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of Private James Joseph Makin. These letters, sent to his mother and father, were written between 1 January 1917 and 17 December 1917. They discuss war news, Makin's new position at AIF Headquarters in London, and family matters, including Makin's pride and worry for his brother, George, who was also serving.
This file contains:
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to his mother and father, No 1 Command Depot, Penham Down, Harts, 1 January 1917;
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to his mother and father, London, 12 January 1917;
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to father London, 19 February 1917;
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to his mother and father, London, 9 April 1917;
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to his mother, London, 19 August 1917;
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to his mother and father, London, 25 August 1917;
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to his mother and father, London, 28 September 1917;
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to his mother and father, London, 15 October 1917;
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to his mother and father, London, 21 October 1917;
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to his mother and father, London, 14 November 1917;
Letter from Private James Joseph Makin to his mother and father, London, 17 December 1917.