Neaves, Erle Oakley

Unit 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number 3DRL/3130(A)
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters, Photograph
Maker Neaves, Erle Oakley
Date made 1916-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/075/013
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 5625 Private (Pte) Erle Oakley Neaves, 20th Battalion AIF, who was killed in action near Polygon Wood on 6 November 1917. Comprises 7 letters, some of them censored, regarding Neaves' hospitalisation in England, in which he comments on the English hospital system. Also includes 2 photographs; one a studio portrait of Pte Neaves, and the other a group photograph, including Neaves.