Edmondson, John Hurst 'Jack' (Corporal : VC : NX15705 : b.1914 - d.1941)

Accession Number PR06102
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet : 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Edmondson, Joseph William
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Liverpool
Date made 18 July 1941
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of NX15705 Corporal John Hurst "Jack" Edmondson, 2/17 Australian Infantry Battalion, Australia, 18 July 1941.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Collection contains one letter written by Corporal John Hurst "Jack" Edmondson's father, Joseph William Edmondson to George Fraser Longmuir. This letter is a response to a condolence letter sent by Mr Longmuir after the death of Corporal Edmondson who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his part in a counter-attack against enemy troops at Tobruk in April 1941.