Letters written by Lionel Gordon Short, 1916

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Accession Number AWM2018.19.44
Collection number 2DRL/0045
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 32
Object type Letter
Physical description 131 Image/s captured
Maker Short, Lionel Gordon
Place made At sea, Egypt, France, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

File of letters relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Lionel Gordon Short, 23rd Infantry Battalion. This file contains both original and typed copied letters. These letters written between 24 February and the 23 December 1916 mention: his trip from Australia to Egypt and the trip from Egypt to France; the duties expected of him and the soldiers around him; his thoughts about the 1916 referendum and life at and around the front line.

This file contains:

Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, Seymour Military Camp, 24 February 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, At sea, 1 April 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, [At sea], 8 April 1916;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, SS Malwa, 14 April 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 1 May 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 7 May 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 14 May 1916;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 19 May 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 25 May 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, At Sea , 25 May 1916;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, France, 5 June 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, France, 16 June 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 27 June 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Ernest [his brother], At [the] Front, 1 July 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 5 July 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 13 July 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to Ernest [his brother], France, 23 July 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 19 August 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 7 September 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 10 September 1916;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 23 September 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 25 September 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 1 October 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 14 October 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 19 October 1916;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, 25 October 1916 [includes partial transcription];
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 19 November 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 29 November 1916;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short to his mother, Oxford, 10 December 1916;
Letter from Lionel Gordon Short, Oxford, 11 December 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, London, 12 December 1916;
Typed copy of a letter from Lionel Gordon Short, 23 December 1916.