Meggy, Albert Edward (Private, b.1894 - d.1915)

Accession Number 2DRL/0492
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 2cms.
Object type Letters
Maker Meggy, Albert Edward
Place made At sea
Date made 1914-1915
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/4710
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the service of 761 Private Albert Edward Meggy, 3 Battalion, AIF, at sea, Egypt, Gallipoli, 1914-1915. Collection consists of twenty-one letters written by Private Meggy to family members (i.e. his mother and his sister 'Dolly').

History / Summary

Biographical note: 761 Private Albert Edward Meggy, 3 Battalion AIF. Farmer, of Neutral Bay and Leeton, NSW. Born in Paddington, NSW, 1894; educated at Neutral Bay Public School; joined the AIF on 24 August 1914; killed in action at Lone Pine between 6 and 12 August 1915, aged 21. Son of Percy Robert and Sarah Myrtle Meggy, of Glen Echo, Rangers Avenue, Cremorne, New South Wales.