Letters and certificates relating to Keith Lindsay Lewtas, 1940-1957

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Accession Number AWM2019.22.108
Collection number PR06252
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 11
Object type Letter, Certificate
Physical description 20 Image/s captured
Maker Lewtas, Keith Lindsay
Place made British Mandate of Palestine: Palestine, Jerusalem, Japan, New Guinea
Date made 1940-1957
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Second World War, 1939-1945
British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
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Description

File of letters and certificates relating to the military service of Warrant Officer Keith Lindsay Lewtas, Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps. These items postcards sent to his mother during the second world war; Letters to his mother during his time in BCOF; a letter relating to his Presidential citation; discharge certificates from his posting in the army and a letter from a woman, Michi, he befriended while in Japan.

This file contains:
Postcard from Keith Lindsay Lewtas to his mother, Jerusalem, 16 June 1940
Postcard from Keith Lindsay Lewtas to his mother, Jerusalem, 17 June 1940
Letter from Keith Lindsay Lewtas to his mother Eleanor Lewtas, 23 April 1945
Certificate of discharge, Australian Military Forces, 4 November 1948
Letter from Keith Lindsay Lewtas to his mother, Japan, 18 May 1950
Certificate of discharge, Australian Regular Army Special Reserve, 4 March 1952
Letter from Central Army Records Office to Keith Lindsay Lewtas, Melbourne, 8 October 1952
Certificate of promotion to Warrant Officer from 21 June 1955, 5 March 1957
Letter from [Mitchi] to Keith Lindsay Lewtas, Hiroshima, [1957]
Photograph of Japanese woman [possibly Michi]
Letter from Michi to Keith Lindsay Lewtas, [undated]