Gamble, Walter Morris Felix (Captain, MC, 15th Light Trench Mortar Battery b.1896)

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Accession Number 2DRL/0874
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Letters
Maker Gamble, Walter Morris Felix
Place made Egypt, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1916-1918
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/4836
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of Captain Walter Morris Felix Gamble, 7 and 59 Infantry Battalion and 15 Australian Light Mortar Battery. Gamble wrote over 100 letters between July 1915 and November 1918 to his father and mother, four younger brothers and his sister. The letters, often light-hearted and enthusiastic, contain descriptions and anecdotes of his experiences in Egypt, Gallipoli, France and Belgium and the beginning of his service with the Indian Army, travelling through Rangoon, Calcutta and Burma.