Papers relating to the service of Henry Dalziel

Place Approximate locations: At sea
Accession Number AWM2020.22.19
Collection number PR06399
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Letter, Papers
Physical description 67 Image/s captured
Maker Dalziel, Henry
Place made At sea
Date made 1920-1963
Conflict Period 1950-1959
Period 1960-1969
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Papers relating to the First World War service of 1936 Private Henry Dalziel, 15th Infantry Battalion.

This file consists of twelve letters with envelopes, one postcard, and two empty envelopes, written by Dalziel to his daughter Ann, between May and July 1956, most while aboard the P&O ship Arcadia on his way to London to celebrate the centenary of the introduction of the Victoria Cross. One of the letters has two drink coasters enclosed and there is also a 'gala' menu from the ship. The letters are affectionately written. Souvenirs from this time include a laminated invitation from 'Her Majesty's Government' to attend the celebrations and a copy of the Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey.

The collection also contains four other laminated official invitations to various events held during the 1960s, and Dalziel's Certificate of Discharge from the Australian Military Forces (also laminated), dated June 1920.

Other material related to Henry Dalziel can be viewed at the Dalziel's family website: