|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||3 wallets: 6 cm.|
|Object type||Letter, Document|
Shalders, Russell Edward
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM371 92/0045|
Gulf War, 1990-1991
Shalders, Russell Edward (Vice Admiral, b.1951)
Papers connected with Captain (later Vice Admiral) Russell Edward Shalders and HMAS Darwin's service in the Gulf War. Consists of item (1) personal letters to his wife and to a friend (August to November 1990); item (2) official correspondence about his posting to HMAS Brisbane, service in the Gulf War and the ship's return to Australia, invitations including welcome home parades, Shalders' rough planning notes, signals and messages, personal and demi official letters to Shalders from Naval associates and members of parliament, poetry, daily orders, newsletters, invitations and correspondence collected by Mrs Shalders about the welfare of dependents and support offered to those at home. Item (3) cartoons, Defence Public Relations News Summary, news cuttings and war time issues of "Navy News" collected by Mrs Shalders.