|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||2 wallets: 2 cm|
|Object type||Letters, Documents|
|Place made||United Kingdom: England|
First World War, 1914-1918
Dunbabin, William (Private, b.1894 - d.1975)
Transcript of letters written by 7265 Private William Dunbabin of the 45th Battalion, to his family in Tasmania, covering 7 November 1916-9 June 1919. Dunbabin describes his enlistment and training, voyage to Europe, extensive period in English military training camps - including Lark Hill and Sutton Veny. He also writes about active service in France (including a transfer to the 47th Battalion), demobilisation and return to Australia. Included with the transcript are copies of Dunbabin's service records and information relating to the Spanish Influenza plague in 1919, that delayed the return of soldiers to Australia.