|Place||Oceania: Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra|
|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Object type||Book, Letter, Newspaper cutting|
|Physical description||25 Image/s captured|
Gowrie, Zara Eileen
|Place made||Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
Second World War, 1939-1945
|Copying Provisions||Copy provided for personal non-commercial use|
|Source credit to||This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.|
Folder 4 of 4 - The happy warrior: poems by Patrick Hore-Ruthven with inscription belonging to Maude Elizabeth Edmondson, 1943
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Papers of Maude Elizabeth Edmondson relating to the life and Second World War service of NX15705 Corporal John Hurst "Jack" Edmondson, 2/17 Battalion, Australia and Libya, 1916-1956.
Wallet 3 of 4 contains four folders.
Folder 4 of 4 contains a book of poetry that was given to Maude Elizabeth Edmondson in 1943 by Zara Hore-Ruthven, the wife of Brigadier General Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie who served as the Governor-General of Australia from 1936 to 1945. The poetry was written by Lady and Lord Gowrie’s only son Patrick who served in the Second World War with the British forces at Libya and was killed in action on 24 December 1942.
This folder contains:
The happy warrior: poems / by Patrick Hore-Ruthven, Angus and Robertson Sydney, 1943;
Letter from Zara Gowrie to Maude Elizabeth Edmondson, Government House, Canberra, 16 [month unknown], 1943;
Newspaper cutting from the “Our Bread and Butter” column, [The Daily Telegraph, Sydney], 24 March 1927.