Ward, Claude

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Accession Number PR01453
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters, Photograph, Documents
Maker Ward, Claude
Place made Egypt
Date made 1916-1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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

Collection relating to 2184 Private (Pte) Claude Ward, who served with C Coy, 30th Battalion AIF, during the First World War. Comprises two original handwritten letters from Pte Ward to his mother, one telegram, letter from the Australian Red Cross, typed transcripts of the letters and telegram, original commemorative scroll, and copy of photograph of Pte Ward in uniform. The letters to his mother are dated 29 March 1916 and 14 July 1916, and were written in Egypt and France respectively. Pte Ward was killed in action in France on 20 July 1916.