Collection related to Anne Smith

Accession Number AWM2021.142.10
Collection type Photograph
Object type Print
Place made British Mandate of Palestine: Tel Aviv
Date made 3 May 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Portrait of NX3098 Pte Frank Macaulay.
Images related to correspondence to and from (returned mail from temporarily missing servicemen) Anne Smith to 20 penfriends, most of them strangers (she did ultimately marry one of them, NX7194 Pte Fred McSweeney). The collection is a mix of letters, postcards and Christmas cards. The names of the penfriends are NX9237 Sgt Frank Abbott, Q125044 LSgt Brendan Allen, NX4148 Pte Eric Banfield, NX7968 Pte Cecil Barr, NX20655 Cpl Charles Beaver, NX60382 Pte George Beaver, QX51761 Dvr William Campbell, V43511 Pte Alan Dunstan, NX70078 Spr Charles Dyball, NX5371 LCpl Jack Ellis, Eric Godfrey (HMAS Melville), NX4602 Pte Peter Jefferson, N131536 Pte Colin Lyon, NX3098 Pte Frank Macauley, NX7194 Pte Fred McSweeney, NX5952 Pte Bill Quinnell, NX83021 Gnr Arthur Ryan, NX8495 Pte Ray Simms, NX60694 Sgt Frederick Smith and NX3316 Gnr Clarence Wragg.

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