Garth, Frank (Gunner)

Accession Number 1DRL/0306
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Letter
Maker Garth, Frank
Place made At sea
Date made 1915
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/904
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 2298 Gunner Frank Garth, 24 Field Artillery Brigade, AIF, Gallipoli, 1915. Collection consists of one letter to his mother, which describes his wounding in action during the charge on Hill 971 and evacuation to the hospital ship Delta.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 2298 Gunner Frank Garth, 24 Australian Field Artillery Brigade, AIF, compositor and printer, of Perth, WA; born Dover, England, educated at Eglington Road School, Woolwich, Kent, England; came to Australia when 13 years old; joined the AIF on 19 June 1915; age at time of death 18 years 4 months. Killed in action on 10 December 1916 in the Flers sector.