Wallet 1 of 1 – Postcards, letters, and news clippings sent to Lawrence Samuel Trousdale, 1914-1921

Accession Number AWM2020.22.114
Collection number PR83/022
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 10
Object type Postcard, Newspaper cutting, Letter
Physical description 25 Image/s captured
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1914-1921
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Collection relating to the First World War service of 6754 Corporal Lawrence Samuel 'Trousers' Trousdale, 8th Field Ambulance, 1914-1921

Wallet 1 of 1 – Collection consists of consists of a several postcards, letters, and other papers sent to Corporal Trousdale, including a post-war recommendation from his pre-war employers at Searl & Sons. One postcard depicts six men in uniform, dated May 1918. The caption states that they are 'Comrades' at Hameln Camp, Hannover, Germany. A newspaper clipping in this collection contains a photograph of six men in uniform holding a stretcher. This may me members of the 8th Australian Field Ambulance, and may include Corporal Trousdale.

The collection also includes a typed copy of the poem 'Same as you', by EJ Brady. There are handwritten amendments on the letter, and notes on the reverse. The poem was sent by Les J Kearn, Newcastle.