Letters from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his Family, 1914-1917

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Accession Number AWM2018.785.23
Collection number 1DRL/0363
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Letter
Physical description 95 Image/s captured
Maker Howell-Price, Philip Llewellyn
Place made At sea, Egypt, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1914-1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of Major Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price, 1st Battalion. These letter were written by Howell-Price to his family and were copied by the Australian War Memorial in 1927. Covering the dates between 23 October 1914 and 25 September 1917, these letters mention: his voyage on board the HMAT Afric; sightseeing in Cairo; the landing at Gallipoli; fighting at Gallipoli; the Turkish counter attack of the 19th of May; life in the trenches at Gallipoli; the death of his friends Albert George McGuire and Royston Kennilworth Sydney May; his frustration at being in hospital rather than the battlefield; the Battle of Pozieres; the lack of reinforcements from Australia and how that will affect forthcoming battles; his ambition to command the 1st Battalion; His being awarded the Military Cross and the death of Philip Sydney Soane Woodforde and his brothers Owen and Richmond (Dick) Howell-Price.

This file contains:
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, 23 October 1914;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, SS Afric, Red Sea, 28 November 1914;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, Mena Camp Pyramid via Cairo, Egypt, 16-17 December 1914;
Photostat copy of song lyrics. 'Xmas Day, 25-12-14' by S. Sgt. Middleton. [Lieutenant Walter Robert Middleton, 6 Army Service Corps, AIF];
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, 27 January 1915 [Includes a hand-drawn diagram of Mean camp and the
lyrics of two songs being sung by the men in camp]'
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, 13 May 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, Anzac Cove, 13 June 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, Gallipoli Pen., 27 June 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, Gallipoli, 29 June 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, Gallipoli, 18 July 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, Gallipoli, 23 July 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, Lemnos, 12 August 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, Lemnos, 28 [August] 1915;
Photostat copy of Messages and Signals form [C Form] from 1st Infantry brigade to 3rd Battalion regarding the approval of promotion of Captain [Owen] Howell-Price to Major temporarily, from 5 September 1915;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, Military Hospital, Alexandria, 29 October 1915;
Typed copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, France, 1 August 1916;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, France, 2 October 1916;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, France, 31 December 1916;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, France, 14 January 1917;
Photostat copy of short notes to various family members and /or friends of Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price, France, 14 March 1917;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, Kandahar Barracks, Tidworth, 10 April 1917;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, France 10 June 1917;
Photostat copy of a letter from Philip Llewellyn Howell-Price to his family, France, 25 September 1917;
Photostat copy of Christmas card. "Greetings from ANZAC Mounted Division, Xmas 1917".