Correspondence between Herbert Vincent Reynolds and his family, 1916

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Accession Number AWM2018.19.25
Collection number PR04512
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 35
Object type Letter, Photograph
Physical description 121 Image/s captured
Maker Reynolds, Herbert Vincent
Place made Egypt: Suez Canal, France, United Kingdom: England, Dorset, Weymouth
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of 622 Private Herbert Vincent Reynolds, 1st Field Ambulance. These letters written by Herbert and his mother were written between 5 January 1916 and 19 December 1916. In his letters he covers: his move to France; his feelings about war; the lack of drinking water; sports he played and the items he receives in parcels from both his mother and charities.

Transcript of these letters can be found in 'An Anzacs Story' By Rex Reynolds [MSS1666]

This file contains:

Letter from Bert to Mother, Australian & New Zealand Base Depot, Monte Video Camp, Weymouth, Dorset, 5 January 1916 . [Includes envelope];
Report from J M Lean Base Records Office, to Mrs Reynolds Notifying her of Pte Reynolds' admission into 5th London General Hospital, 6 January 1916;
Letter from Bert to Mother, Monte Video Camp, Weymouth, 28 January 1916 . [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, Monte Video Camp, Weymouth, 7 February 1916 . [Includes envelope and photographs];
Letter from Bert to Mother, Monte Video Camp, Weymouth, 15 February 1916 . [Includes envelope an photographs];
Letter from Bert to Flo [His sister], Monte Video Camp, Weymouth, 16 February 1916 . [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Stan [His brother], Monte Video Camp, Weymouth, 16 February 1916;
Letter from Bert to Mother, H.M.T Kingstonian, Alexandria, 4 March 1916;
Letter from Bert to Mother, Gizeh, Cairo, 6 March 1916;
Report to From Captain J. M Lean, Base Office Records to Mrs Reynolds informing her that Pte H V Reynolds has returned to duty in Egypt, 8 March 1916;
Letter from Bert to Mother, Suez Canal Zone, 13 March 1916 [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, Suez Canal Zone, 17 March 1916 [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, Somewhere in France[On French - Belgian border], 13 April 1916. [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, France, 23 April 1916. [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, Anzac Day, 25 April 1916;
Letter from Loy Brimacombe [Friend of Herbert] to Mrs Reynolds, Egypt, 7 May 1916. [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, France, 9 May 1916. [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, France, 11 May 1916. [Was sent with letter dated 9 May 1916];
Letter from Bert to Mother, France, 25 May 1916. [Includes envelope. Mentions photograph P09114.033];
Letter from Bert to Mother, France, 8 June 1916;
Letter from Bert to Mother, France, 11 June 1916;
Letter from Bert to Mother, France, 12 June 1916;
Letter from Bert to Stan [his brother], France, 12 June 1916. [Includes envelope used to send letters dated 8,11 and 12 June 1916];
Letter from Bert to Mother, France, 25 June 1916. [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, France, 27 June 1916. [letter is written on the back of letter dated 25 June 1916];
Letter from Bert to Mother, 8 July 1916. [Includes envelope used to send letters date 8 and 15 July 1916];
Letter from Bert to Mother, Somewhere in France, 15 July 1916;
Letter from Bert to Mother, France, 2 August 1916;
Field Service Postcard, 18 August 1916;
Letter from Bert to Mother, 30 August 1916. [Includes envelope used to send letters date 2 and 30 August 1916];
Letter from Bert to Mother, 12 September 1916. [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, On Active Service, 22 September 1916. [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, On Active Service, 11 October 1916. [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, Somewhere in France, 3 December 1916. [Includes envelope];
Letter from Bert to Mother, Somewhere in France, 19 December 1916. [Includes envelope].