Item 1 of 1 - Souvenir confidential report relating to the service of the Victorian Naval Contingent at the Boxer Uprising, 23 March 1901

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Accession Number AWM2020.22.319
Collection number EXDOC105
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Official Record, Souvenir
Physical description 1 Image/s captured
Maker Alfred Gaselee
Campbell, Lorne Richard
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 1901
Conflict China, 1900-1901 (Boxer Uprising)
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Collection relating to the Boxer Uprising service of the Victorian Naval Contingent, Victoria, 23 March 1901.

Item 1 of 1 - Contains an embellished copy of a confidential report titled "Victorian Naval Contingent - Highly Praised" presented to the Premier of Victoria Alexander James Peacock. Written by Major General Lorne Campbell, General Officer Commanding Lines of Communication, China Field Force, and endorsed by Lieutenant General Sir Alfred Gaselee, Commanding the British Contingent, China Field Force, the report lauds the service of the Victorian Naval Contingent at the Boxer Uprising and references several operations including the advance on the Pie Tang Forts, the Pao-ting Fu Expedition and policing the city of Tientsin. The report also specifically acknowledges the service of Captain Frederick Tickell and Staff Surgeon Charles Alfred Stewart.