Gardner, Thomas Oliver (Private, 7 Battalion, 59 Battalion, AIF, b.1881 - d.1918)

Accession Number PR90/157
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 4 folders
Object type Papers
Maker Gardner, Thomas Oliver
Date made 1914-1965
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/1598
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection documenting Gardner family's experience of W1 and used by Janet Morice in "Six Bob-a Day Tourists". Pte Thomas Gardner's letters describe service in Egypt, Gallipoli, France and Britain and record his deteriorating health and changing attitudes to war and conscription. Papers from Tom's pacifist sister Mabel Drummond, a member of Sisterhood for International Peace and letters from nephew Private Frak Gardner, 17 Battalion, 1918 included.