Barton, Nathaniel Dunbar CBE ED, (Colonel, b.1894 - d.1985)

Accession Number 2DRL/0055
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 2 cm
Object type Document, Letter, Papers
Maker Barton, Nathaniel Dunbar
Place made Australia, Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 94/0446
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Collection of letters written by Major Nathaniel Dunbar Barton to his family during the First World War. The letters provide a personal account of service as an officer in the 7th Light Horse Regiment. Commencing in Sydney with the formation of the Regiment, the letters cover service in Egypt, action on the Gallipoli Peninsular, the evacuation and return to Egypt where, reunited with their horses, action continues throughout the Sinai desert and Palestine. See also "Nat D Barton's letters home : 1914-1918 war", held in the Memorial's book collection at F940.48194 B293.