Broad, Dennis Gurney (Private, b.1883 - d.1916)

Place Oceania: New Guinea
Accession Number 3DRL/1561
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Broad, Dennis Gurney
Place made Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Gazelle Peninsula, Rabaul Area, Rabaul
Date made 1914
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 749/013/001
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 190 Private Dennis Gurney Broad, Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (AN&MEF). Collection consists of two letters written by Pte Broad to his mother. They were written from Rabaul and are dated 18 September and 4 October 1914 respectively. He comments about his experience with the AN&MEF and the war in general, including his belief that the war would be over within a few months.