|Unit||58th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm|
Barlow, Wilfred Griffith
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows, France, United Kingdom: England|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/1906|
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|
Barlow, Wilfred Griffith (Lieutenant, b.1896 - d.1917)
Collection relating to service of Lieutenant Wilfred Griffith Barlow, 58 Battalion, France 1916-1917. Collection consists of four letters written during 1916-17 by Barlow to a friend, Goodsir Fowler, in Australia describing leave taken in England and action on the Western Front, France.
From the letters it appears that Goodsir Fowler and Barlow were teaching colleagues at Porcupine Ridge, a school in Victoria. The letters mention some pupils of the school and Barlow requested that some of his ex-pupils write to him.
Biographical note: Lieutenant Wilfred Griffith Barlow, 58th Battalion, AIF. Killed in action, Bullecourt, 12 May 1917. Age 30. Son of Jonathan Joseph and Elizabeth Emma Barlow; husband of Constance Violet Barlow. Born at Richmond, Victoria.