Alexander, Charles Henry (Lieutenant, b.1883 - d.1917)

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Accession Number 1DRL/0019
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 wallets: 3 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Alexander, Charles Henry
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Newcastle, Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, France, United Kingdom: England, Wiltshire, Salisbury Plain, Salisbury
Date made 1915-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/191
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Charles Henry Alexander, 9 Light Trench Mortar Battery, Sydney and Newcastle, NSW, England and France, 14 June 1915-15 May 1917. Collection comprises typewritten copies of letters to his mother describing officer training in Australia and England and service in France. Typewritten copies made by Australia House, London, at Memorial's request. Bound into file covers. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Charles Henry Alexander, 9 Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery, AIF. Killed in action, Belgium, 8 June 1917. Age 33. Born Dublin. Son of David McGowan Alexander and Emily Frances Alexander of 71 Frankfort Avenue, Dublin, Ireland.