Adams, Ralph Harley (Sergeant, b.? - d.1917)

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Accession Number 1DRL/0007
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 2 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Adams, Ralph Harley
Place made Australia: Victoria, Seymour, Egypt: Cairo, France, France: Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area, Pozieres, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Collection (typescripts and photocopies) relating to service of Sergeant Ralph Harley Adams MM, 8 Battalion in Seymour, VIC; Gallipoli, and France. Diary extracts and letters detail trench life including difficulties encountered. Included in the collection is a photocopy of the ANZAC bulletin [publication] for 23 August 1916 describing the action at Pozieres. Photocopies made 1927. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 2207 Sergeant Ralph Harley Adams, MM, 8 Battalion, AIF. Killed in action, Ypres sector, 4 Oct 1917. Age 25. Son of Ralph Alexander and Janet Adams of 'The Retreat', Miles, Queensland.