Shalders, Russell Edward (Vice Admiral, b.1951)

Accession Number PR91/095
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 wallets: 6 cm.
Object type Letter, Document
Maker Shalders, Russell Edward
Access Open restricted
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 92/0045
Conflict Gulf War, 1990-1991

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.

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