Callen, Vincent Charles, MM (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1918)

Place Europe: France
Accession Number 1DRL/0179
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm (approx. 73 items)
Object type Letters
Maker Callen, Vincent Charles
Place made At sea, France, Ireland: Dublin, United Kingdom: England, Wiltshire, Larkhill
Date made 1916-1918
Access Open
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 permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to service of Lieutenant Vincent Charles Callen MM, 34 Battalion. Collection includes a photocopy of a publication of Callen's letters written home to his family in Newcastle, NSW. Copy made by Australian War Memorial in 1928 from a published volume of the original letters provided by the Callen family. According to file AWM93 0012/0011/0654, Callen's mother had arranged a private publication of Callen's letters. Location of originals and the location of an original printed version are unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Vincent Charles Callen, MM, 34 Battalion, Australian Infantry. Killed in action 20 August 1918. Age 29. Son of Michael and Ellen Callen, of Salopia, Stockton, Newcastle, New South Wales.