Awards and certificates earned by David Gerald Evans, 1915-1919

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Accession Number AWM2018.785.80
Collection number AWM2017.1366.1
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 10
Object type Certificate, Letter
Physical description 14 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Egypt
Date made 1915-1921
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use, permission from copyright holder must be sought for commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Awards and certificates relating to the First World War service of Captain David Gerald Evans, 8th Infantry Battalion. These items includes letters from the AIF to John Evans, the father of the David, announcing that he has received a Mentions in Despatches, certificates of training earned by David Evans and a personal congratulatory note from Field Marshall Birdwood.

This file contains
Certificate from the No 5 Officer Training School for David Gerald Evans, 11 May 1915
Certificate from the School of Instruction, Zeitoun, for David Gerald Evans, 1915
Newspaper clipping from The Times, 31 May 1917
Note mentioning that David Gerald Evans was awarded the Military Cross [June 1917]
Letter from Field Marshall Birdwood to David Gerald Evans, 1st Anzac Corps, 4 June 1917
Typed excerpt from the battalion newspaper congratulating David Gerald Evans on gaining the Championship of the Brigade in the recreational training competition [June 1917]
Congratulatory 649 note congratulating David Gerald Evans on gaining the Championship of the Brigade in the recreational training competition [June 1917]
Letter from J M Lean to J[ohn] Evans, Melbourne, 9 July 1917
Mentions in Despatches certificate for David Gerald Evans, 1 March 1919
Letter from J M Lean to J[ohn] Evans, Melbourne, 12 August 1920
Letter from J M Lean to J[ohn] Evans, Melbourne, 14 June 1921