Gratwick, Percival Eric, VC (Private, d.1942)

Place Africa: North Africa, Western Desert, Western Desert (Egypt), El Alamein Area, El Alamein
Accession Number PR01140
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Letters, Newspaper cutting
Maker Gratwick, Percival Eric
Date made 1941
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Original letter written by WX10426 Private Percival "Percy" Eric Gratwick VC, of 2/48 Battalion, to his friend Mr Robert Cave, while serving in North Africa with 2/48 Battalion at El Alamein; news clipping relating to Gratwick, published after he won the Victoria Cross (posthumous) for service in Libya.