Askham, Albert Charles (Lieutenant, b.1881 - d.1964)

Accession Number 3DRL/6140
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 2.5cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Book, Document, Souvenir, Notebook, Photograph
Maker Askham, Albert Charles
Place made At sea, Australia, France, United Kingdom
Date made 1916-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/004/026
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 is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Albert Charles Askham, 53rd and 54th Infantry Battalion, Australia, United Kingdom, and France, 1916-1919.

Collection consists of:
- 1 x unused ration book dated 9 March 1919
- 1 x London hotel card dated 10 March 1919
- 1 x liquor pass dated 26 October 1916
- 1 x receipt for the sale of educational books whole onboard HMAT Denison
- 2 x combined leave and railway ticket dated 20 December 1917 to 3 January 1918 and 24 February 1919 to 'completion of duty'
- 1 x 'rough sketch of shelter to accommodate 5 men'
- 1 x photograph of ten men aboard HMAT Ceramic with a typed page titled 'Photo of the Faithful', indicating those who are in the photograph
- 3 x field message books, two with tan-coloured covered, one with a green felt cover, dated 1917 and 1918 containing general field notes relating to casualties, patrol reports, intelligence, unit deaths, unit movements (including occasional hand-drawn maps), and discipline matters.