Ephemera relating to Herbert Vincent Reynolds 1920-2005

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Accession Number AWM2018.19.13
Collection number PR04512
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 112
Object type Papers, Photograph
Physical description 203 Image/s captured
Maker Reynolds, Herbert Vincent
Place made Australia: Victoria, Ballarat, Australia: Victoria, Ballarat, Sebastopol, United Kingdom: England, Cheshire
Date made 1921-2005
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Ephemera relating to the post First World War service of Herbert Vincent Reynolds. Included are letters of recommendation for Herbert from various parties, invitations to events sent to Herbert while Mayor of Sebastopol, photographs of Herbert's motorbike accident in 1923, photographs of the house and church built by Herbert during his life time, as well as the discharge certificate for his time in the 20th Battalion Volunteer Corps during the Second World War.

This file contains:

Postcard of 2H, Kerridge End from Ralnow Rd from Ada [Kennedy] to Herbert, 267 Peter St Macclesfield Ches, England, 15 February 1920
Receipt from the Australian School of Sketching, Sydney, 9 September 1920
Envelope addressed to Herbert Reynolds, Sebastopol, 3 December [1920]
Letter from the Education Dept, Melbourne to Mr H. Reynolds, 22 February 1921
Photograph of Olive Stones in a tree, 11 April 1921
A letter from District Finance Officer H. W. Cooley, 3rd Military District to Mr H. V. Reynolds , 12 April 1921. [Includes envelope]
Receipt No 1280 from the Australian War Museum for the purchase of seven prints, 17 May 1921. [List of images purchased is enclosed]
Two postcards, one of 'Manchester Cathedral' and the other 'Manchester Cathedral West Doorway' from A [Ada] Kennedy to Herbert, 28 June 1921
Letter from Principal of The School of Mines and Industries to Mr H Reynolds, Ballarat, 7 November 1921. Enclosed is a letter from M. M. Bottoms, Secretary Education Department, Melbourne 3 November 1921
Artist's Criticism from the Australian School of Sketching for sketch E 497. Enclosed is a sketch of a woman wearing a headband and a flower on her chest, [1921]
Reference for Herbert Reynolds from A. Y. Heseltine, Principle of The School of Mines and Industries, Ballarat, 11 April 1922
Reference for Herbert Vincent Reynolds from Thomas Dodds., West Melbourne, [April 1922]
Reference for Herbert Vincent Reynolds from J. W. Gower, Ballarat, 12 April 1922
Reference for Herbert Reynolds from J. E. Jones, JP, Sebastopol, 12 April 1922
Reference letter for Mr Reynolds from Chas. Brimacombe, Building Contractor, Sebastopol, 12 April 1922
Envelope titled: 'April 1923, Motorbike Photos & Accident.'
Photograph of Herbert Reynolds on a bike with a man in the sidecar and a home in the background.
Photograph of Herbert Reynolds on a bike with a man in the sidecar and a home in the background and next to a house being built.
Photograph of the two men looking at the bike in a yard with a house being built.
Photograph of woman in the side car of the bike in the bush
Photograph of a woman posing on the bike in a backyard. On the reverse is written 'Bournemouth ?'
Photograph of a group of people posing next to a car while others are changing its tyre in the bush.
Photograph of a man on the bike and a woman in the side car with a woman posing behind in front of a car in the bush.
Photograph taken after a bike accident with Herbert Reynolds being stretchered off.
Photograph of Herbert Reynolds on a stretcher being carried across a field.
Photograph taken after the accident with the motorbike on the ground. Written on the reverse is 'Foxcroft, 25 Hodgson St, Fitzroy'
Newspaper clipping titled: 'Casualties and Fatalities.'
An Ararat Hospital receipt for treatment of Mr Reynolds, 19 April 1923
Letter from The State Savings Bank of Victoria to Mr H V Reynolds, 30 August 1926, advising of appointment.
Envelope addressed to Mr Herbert Reynolds, Sebastopol, 8 February 1928
Ticket to The Third Annual Re-union of the 1st Field Ambulance AIF , Who's Who Club, 23 September [1931]
Church of St Matthew, Newlyn Order of Service in connection with the laying of the foundation stone of a new brick church, 25 October 1931
Newspaper clipping titled: Attractive interior of Newlyn Church of England
Invitation from the First Field Ambulance Reunion Association to Mr H. Reynolds regarding the Fourth Annual Reunion. Attached is a list of member who are expected to attend, 31 August 1932
Black and white photo of two people [possibly Herbert and his wife] posing on the steps of the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance
Black and white photo of the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance
Letter from Bill Mackay to Bert, Horsham 17 April 1935. [Includes envelope]
Invitation to His Worship the Mayor of Sebastopol and Mrs Reynolds for a reception held by the Governor and Lady Huntingfield, 23 October 1936. [includes envelope]
Program for Anzac Day Commemoration Service in the Regent Theatre, Ballarat, 25 April 1937
Program for Anzac Day Memorial Service in the Town Hall, Sebastopol, 25 April 1937
Letter from Government House, Melbourne to Councillor H. V. Reynolds, Mayor of Sebastopol regarding the issue of medals in commemoration of the coronation, 8 May 1937 [Includes envelope]
Command from His Majesty The King for a medal to be worn in commemoration of Their Majesties Coronation
Command from His Majesty The King for a medal to be worn in commemoration of Their Majesties Coronation
Invitation to meet His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor Sir Fredrick Mann to His Worship the Mayor of Sebastopol and Mrs Reynolds, 5 August 1937
Envelope from Borough of Sebastopol addressed to Cr. H. V. Reynolds. Written on the back is 'Sebastopol War Memorial'
Reference for Herbert Vincent Reynolds from J. W. Gower, Building Contractor, 20 August [1937]
Reference for Herbert Vincent Reynolds from J Hutton Jones, 11 October 1937
Reference for Herbert Vincent Reynolds from J. E. Jones, 12 October 1937
Reference for Herbert Vincent Reynolds from Edwin G. Crocker, Director of George Crocker Pty Ltd, 12 October 1937
Reference for Herbert Vincent Reynolds from Clement A. Hoskin, Ex President, Ballarat Sub Branch, 12 October 1937
Letter from Town Clerk of the Borough of Sebastopol to the Secretary, Municipal Assocn of Victoria, Melbourne regarding the construction of a memorial to the Fallen, 19 October 1937
Program for the Unveiling and Dedication of Soldiers' Memorial, Borough of Sebastopol, 29 November 1937
Legacy Club, Ballarat, Weekly Bulletin, Series 1937 No 47, 3 December 1937
Australian Military Forces Medical certificate of unfitness for H. V. Reynolds, [29] April 1940
Piece of paper with an Acrostic poem titled "Anzac" at the top, with possible outline of a speech [Possibly used for Herbert's speech on Anzac Day 1940]
Handwritten copy of 'Special order issued by General Sir Tom Hamilton on 24th April 1915' [Possibly used for Herbert's speech on Anzac Day 1940]
Program for Anzac Day, Shire Hall, Avoca, 25 April 1940 with address by Cr H V Reynolds, Vice president Ballarat RSL
Pages of a newspaper "The Avoca Free Press and Farmers Journal", with the address given by H V Reynolds on Anzac day, 27 April 1940
Envelope from Youth Employment Committee addressed to Mr H. V. Reynolds, 27 October 1940
Letter from Ada [Kennedy] to Violet, 267 Peter St Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, 26 December 1940, with a letter from Viv to Bert on back
Reference for Herbert Vincent Reynolds from J. A. Richardson, Mayor of Sebastopol, 22 February 1941
Reference for Herbert Vincent Reynolds from the Priest in Charge of Buninyong and Sebastopol, 22 February [1941]
Identity card for Herbert Vincent Reynolds, 10 April 1942
Reference for Herbert Vincent Reynolds from Cyril Palmer, President, Ballarat Sub-Branch of The Returned Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen's Imperial League of Australia, 23 May 1941
A letter from H. V. Reynolds to the O. C. Engineers, 5th Workshops and Park, 24 June 1942
St John Ambulance Association First Aid certificate for Herbert V. Reynolds signed by Rupert Major Downes, 14 October 1942
Book of songs titled: 'When The Diggers Touched at Durban 1916 - 1920 re-prints' by Ethel Campbell, signed by the author, 1942
Lyrics to 'The 20th Battalion, V. D. C.' sung to the tune of Waltzing Matilda by Lieut L H Taylor, Poet Laureate of the 20th Battalion V.D.C.
Cloth Patch VDC [Volunteer Defence Force]
Correspondence regarding Certificate Of Discharge - V.D.C. Part Time War Service, [1946]
Certificate of Discharge, No 41503, for V236378 Pte H. V. Reynolds, 6 March 1946. [Includes envelope]
Telegram to Cr Reynolds from H.Bolte, 8 July 1948
Christmas card to Mr and Mrs Reynolds from Mr and Mrs Bolte. "Kialla" Meredith, [1949]. [Includes envelope]
Thank you letter from Alan Pittard to Cr. H. V. Reynolds, 6 January 1950
Thank you letter from Henry [Bolte] to Bert, 23 May 1950
Thank you letter from Henry E Bolte to Cr Reynolds and the other member of the Sebastopol branch of the Liberal and Country party, 8 June 1950
Certificate of Long Service to Mrs Reynolds at the Sebastopol Mothers' Club, 22 November 1950
Letter from Henry Bolte to Bert, congratulating Herbert Vincent Reynolds on his election win, 28 August 1951
Letter of acknowledgement letter from the Crown Law Officers to Henry Bolte with a note forwarding the letter to Bert, 24 September 1951
Notice from the Crown Law Offices of the appointment of Herbert Vincent Reynolds as a Magistrate, with note forwarded to Bert, 18 June 1952
Notice from the Crown Law Offices of the appointment of Herbert Vincent Reynolds as Justice Of The Peace, 24 June 1952
Invitation to Councillor and Mrs H. V. Reynolds to meet the Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh at a garden party at Government House, 2 March 1954
Seating card and invitation to The Mayor and Mayoress for the visit of The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at the Ballaarat Botanical Gardens, 6 March 1954
Invitation to His Worship and Mayor of Sebastopol and Mrs Reynolds to meet the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh at a State Reception at the Exhibition Buildings, 8 March 1954. [Includes envelope]
Black and white photograph of a group of people who are in evening wear [at the Fire Brigade ball 1954]. Herbert Reynolds and his wife are in the middle of the picture.
Certificate to testify that Mr H. V. Reynolds served on the school committee at Sebastopol State School No 1167 between 8 March 1934 to 28 February 1958
Christmas card from Cr and Mrs H. V. Reynolds, inside is a piece of paper with Christmas 1959-1960.
Black and white photograph of a group of women receiving certificates from Herbert Reynolds [1959]
Black and white photograph of Mayor and Mrs Reynolds, [c. 1959-1960]
Photocopy of a photo of Ada Kennedy and Evelyn Reynolds [daughter in law of Herbert] standing next to a pond, June 1961
Mayor's annual report of Borough of Sebastopol for the year 1959-1960, 1 September 1960
Program Anzac Day Commemoration Ceremony, 25 April 1961
Letter from Ada Kennedy to friends , 267 Peter St, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, 7 December 1961. [Includes envelope and newspaper clipping]
Letter from Ada Kennedy to friends , 267 Peter St, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, 16 December 1962
Black and white photograph of Mr Reynolds receiving a plaque in recognition of 29 1/2 years of long service as Councillor of the Borough of Sebastopol, August 1963
Invitation to Mr and Mrs Reynolds at the Centenary Meeting of the Council, 2 November 1964
Letter to Central Army Records regarding the application to receive Anzac badges, 23 August 1967
Letter from Ada Kennedy to Dear friend [Mr and Mrs Reynolds], 267 Peter St, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, 16 December 1967
Invitation to The President and Members of the Ballarat Historical Park Association to the Opening Ceremony of the Historical Park Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, 29 November 1970
Black and white photograph of Herbert Vincent Reynolds next to a bush in front of a house, November 1974
Letter from Thelma & Neil R. to Rex [Reynolds], Creswick, 11 September [1984]. Includes newspaper clipping from the Sun Herald titled 'Diggers: No SIW', 22 April 1984
Black and white photograph of the opening of Ballarat Honour Roll by Miss F.E Reynolds, 3rd from Left. Photograph also includes Edward 'Weary' Dunlop, 2nd on the right, 16 May 1993
Notification regarding medal enquiry to Mr Rex Reynolds from Directorate of Honours and Awards, 26 November 1999
Newsletter from St Johns Anglican Church, Creswick, [c. 2000]
Colour photograph of St Matthews Anglican Church, Newland 11 April 2005. [Built by Herbert in 1931]
Colour photograph of St Matthews Anglican Church, Newland 11 April 2005. [Built by Herbert in 1931]
R.S.S.I.L.A. Burial Ritual card, Ballarat Sub Branch
Black and white photograph of the Ballarat Arch of Victory and The Avenue of Honour, Ballarat
Black and white photograph of a white weatherboard house on a corner. [Herbert's house built in 1928 and which he lived in until his death in 1978]
Colour photograph of a white weatherboard house on a corner. [Herbert's house built in 1928 and which he lived in until his death in 1978]
Black and white photograph of a white weatherboard house on a corner. On the back is written Built by H. V. Reynolds [in Horsham district]
Colour photograph of a cream weatherboard house with three water tanks [Formerly the Elaine, Victoria post office]