Dengate, Edward Cornelius (Trooper, 12th LH Regt and RAE)

Accession Number 3DRL/7678
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 wallets: 3 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Dengate, Edward Cornelius
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Syria
Date made 1916-1942
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/007/015
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection of letters written by Trooper Edward Cornelius Dengate to his wife Gertrude Dengate (and previously as Miss Gertrude Horton), from 1916 to 1942. His WW1 letters were written from Sydney, Egypt, Palestine and Syria and cover his enlistment, training and service in the Middle East. His later WW2 letters were written from various military camps in Australia.