Easton, George Campbell (Corporal)

Place Europe: France
Accession Number 1DRL/0255
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Letter
Maker Easton, George Campbell
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1917; 1928
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/1073
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Collection relating to service of 554 Corporal George Campbell Easton, 2 Machine Gun Battalion, France, 1917. Collection includes typewritten extracts from letters written home to family in Sydney, NSW. Extracts made by the Australian War Memorial in 1928. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Corporal, 2nd Mg Bn, AIF. Died of illness on 4 November 1918. Commercial traveller of Camperdown, NSW; born Balmain, NSW, educated Kegworth Superior Public School, Leichhardt, NSW; served four years with Sydney Scottish Rifles; joined AIF 24 May 1916; age at time of death, 31 years 10 months.