Typescript copies of letters from Hector Roy McLarty, 18 May 1915 to 14 August 1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0001556
Collection number 3DRL/3339
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 12
Object type Letters
Physical description 17 Image/s captured
Maker McLarty, Hector Roy
Unknown
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Typewritten copies of extracts of letters relating to the First World War service of Hector Roy McLarty, 8th Field Artillery Brigade. The typewritten letters were written between 18 May 1915 and 14 August 1915. In these letters McLarty discusses the landing at Gallipoli, the conditions of life in the trenches, shelling, deaths of men from home, lack of bathing, and his brother Keith. Also included are translations of two letters found on a Turkish soldier at Gallipoli.

This file contains:
Typed copy of letter from Hector Roy McLarty, [Gallipoli], 4 May 1915;
Typed copy of letter from Hector Roy McLarty to "My dear Lad", [Gallipoli], 18 May 1915;
Typed copy of letter from Hector Roy McLarty to "My dear Lad", [Gallipoli], 18 May 1915 - 22 May 1915;
Typed copy of a translated letter from Falk to Hussein Aga, [1915];
Typed copy of a translated letter from Fatima to husband Hussein Aga, [1915];
Typed copy of letter from Hector Roy McLarty to his mother, and sisters Grace and Eileen, [Gallipoli], 30 June - 2 July 1915;
Typed copy of letter from Hector Roy McLarty to his mother, [Gallipoli], 7 July 1915;
Typed copy of letter from Hector Roy McLarty to his mother, [Gallipoli], 10 July 1915;
Typed copy of extract of letter from Hector Roy McLarty to his mother, [Gallipoli], 10 July 1915;
Typed copy of letter from Harry Lewis Paine to Mrs Welsman, Gallipoli, 15 July 1915;
Typed copy of letter from Hector Roy McLarty to May and Lil, [Gallipoli], 11 August 1915;
Typed copy of letter from Hector Roy McLarty to Longie, Eva and Jim, [Gallipoli], 14 August 1915.