Letters relating to the death of David Gerald Evans, 1917-1921

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Accession Number AWM2018.785.81
Collection number AWM2017.1366.1
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 29
Object type Certificate, Letter
Physical description 63 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Place made Australia, France
Date made 1917-1921
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters and certificate relating to the First World War service of Captain David Gerald Evans, 8th Infantry Battalion. These items include condolence letters to his family, letters regarding the probate of his estate and two letters from the father of Captain Evans to his brother Private Francis (Ken) Evans regarding the death of Captain Evans. These letters were returned unopened as Francis (Ken) had died before receiving them.

This file contains
Letter from R V Andrewartha to Mrs Evans, France, 24 September 1917 [includes transcription and envelope]
Letter from Joseph Booth to Mr Evans, France, 25 September 1917 [includes transcription]
Letter from [indecipherable name] to Mr Evans, Wangaratta, 26 September 1917 [Includes envelope]
Letter from Captain J S Hurry to Mr and Mrs Evans, Domain Camp, Melbourne, 28 September 1917 [Includes partial transcription]
Letter from J M Evans to Uncle, Hindmarsh South Australia, 28 September 1917
Letter from A G Campbell to Mr Evans, France, 1 October 1917 [Includes transcription]
Letter from John Evans to Ken [his son], Redcamp, 3 October 1917 [Includes envelope]
Letter from A G Campbell to Mr Evans, France, 3 October 1917 [Includes transcription]
Letter from R G Steadman to John, Essendon, 4 October 1917
Letter from [indecipherable name] Stewart to Bert, Inglewood, 5 October 1917
Letter from Government House to J[ohn] Evans, Melbourne, 9 October 1917 [Includes envelope]
Letter from John Evans to Ken [His son], Redcamp, 18 October 1917
Letter from J Ryan to Mr Evans, St Patricks Presbytery, Wangaratta, 29 October 1917 [includes reply from John Evans]
Letter from Base records office to J[ohn] Evans, Melbourne, 30 October 1917
Note card from Mr and Mrs Arthur Sachse, Marilla, South Yarra [15 November 1917] [includes envelope]
Letter from J Ryan to Mr Evans, St Patricks Presbytery, Wangaratta, 20 November 1917 [includes envelope]
Letter from Earls & Miller Solicitors to John Evans, 9 January 1918
Memo from The State Savings Bank to Evan M Evans, 15 January 1918
Letter from Victorian Red Cross to Miss J M Evans, Melbourne, 3 May 1918 [includes envelope]
Letter from J M Lean to J Evans, Melbourne, 18 October 1918
Scroll cover addressed to J Evans, 13 August 1920
Letter from Notcutt & Purbrick, Solicitors to M Evans, Wangaratta, 12 August 1921
Letter from J M Lean to J Evans, Melbourne, 15 August 1921
Commemorative scroll for David Gerald Evans [16 August 1921]
Letter from H W Cooley, District Finance officer to Notcutt & Purbrick, Solicitors, Melbourne, 19 August 1921
Scroll cover addressed to J Evans, 23 September 1921 [possibly for the Commemorative scroll of Francis Evans]
Memo from the Taxation Office to John Evans, Melbourne, 5 December 1921 [includes envelope]
Letter from J M Lean to Mr J Evans, Melbourne, 9 October 1922
Draft copy of the inscription of the headstone for David Gerald Evans