Wallet 1 of 1 - Letters from William Bosville Baverstock to his mother, Mrs AB Baverstock, and other papers, 1919

Accession Number AWM2020.22.171
Collection number 3DRL/6371
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 1
Object type Papers
Physical description 30 Image/s captured
Maker Baverstock, William Bosville
British Government
Place made Belgium
Date made 1919
Conflict North Russia, 1919
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Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Collection relating to the North Russia Intervention service of Private William Bosville Baverstock, 201 Battalion, Machine Gun Corps, North Russia Relief Force, Russia, Belgium, England, 1919.

Wallet 1 of 1 – This wallet contains letters from Private William Bosville Baverstock to his mother, Mrs AB Baverstock, England and at sea, 1919. The letters describe enlisting into the North Russia Relief Force as well as the journey to Russia.

The collection also includes a mixed collection of other material relating to Baverstock's service in the North Russia Relief Force, including accounts of battles; resumes of events and operations, Vologda Force, July 2019; letter of passage; leave pass for Paris, November 1919; a letter of introduction from Oscar W Bennett, Belgium, date unknown; nominal roll of Australian section, 201 Battalion, Machine Gun Corps; Protection Certificate (Soldiers Repatriated Overseas), November 1919; handwritten list of Russian villages and a simple map; papers relating to back pay; newspaper printing of 'A Bolshevist Armoured Train Photographe from the Air', The Illustrated London News, 21 June 1919; note about Australians killed in action in Russia; permission slip to be ashore, December 1919.