|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm|
Collett, Ernest Oswald
|Place made||France, United Kingdom: England|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/574|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Collett, Ernest Oswald (Bombardier, b.? - d.1917)
Collection relating to service of 19618 Bombardier Ernest Oswald Collett, 29 Battery, 8 Australian Field Artillery Brigade, England and France, 1916-1917. Collection contains some of the letters written by Collett home to his family in Melbourne, VIC.
Biographical note: Served with the 29th Battery, 8th Australian Field Artillery, AIF. Died 28 September 1917 from effects of gas poisoning at Zonnebeke. Tramways clerk of East Malvern, VIC. Born Malvern, VIC, educated Tooronga Road State School; was a member of the senior cadets, A.M.F.; enlisted 17 July 1915. Age at time of death 20 years 4 months.