Letters relating to the service of Thomas Charles Richmond Baker 1918

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Accession Number AWM2018.785.2
Collection number 1DRL/0084
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 11
Object type Letter, Greeting card
Physical description 97 Image/s captured
Maker Baker, Thomas Charles Richmond
Place made France, United Kingdom: England, United Kingdom: Scotland
Date made 1917-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters and greeting card relating to the First World War service of 9470 Captain Thomas Charles Richmond ""Rich"" Baker, DFC, MM, 4 Squadron Australian Flying Corps, 1918. Collection includes copies of letters written to family and covers his training and service with the Australian Flying Corps No. 4 Squadron. This wallet includes photostat copies of letters from France, England, and Scotland 1917-1918, and a Christmas card. These copies were made by the Australian War Memorial in [unknown]; location of the originals is unknown.

This file contains:
Letter from Thomas Baker to "unknown" presumably his mother. Letter is not in its entirety. Queens College, 2 January 1918 [dated by someone other than Thomas Baker]
Letter from Thomas Baker to his mother. 5th Training Squadron AFC Shawbury, England. 30 March, 1918
Letter from Thomas Baker to his mother. 5th Training Squadron AFC Chalford, Gloucestershire, England. 30 April, 1918
Letter from Thomas Baker to his mother. Turnberry, Scotland, 1 June, 1918
Letter from Thomas Baker to his Nan (nanna). Turnberry Scotland, 12 June 1918
Letter from Thomas Baker to "unknown". 4th Squadron AFC, France, 17 June, 1918
Letter from Thomas Baker to "Dear All at home". France 5 July, 1918
Letter from Thomas Baker to "Old Jeff" from France, 11 August, 1918
Letter from Thomas Baker to his mother. No 4 Squadron AFC, France. 15 September 1918
Final Letter from Thomas Baker to his mother. France. 1 October, 1918
Christmas Card