Main, Vivian Neville (Private, b.1894 - d.1917)

Place Europe: France
Accession Number 1DRL/0472
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Main, Vivian Neville
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1929
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/741
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 the service of 6518 Private Vivian Neville Main, 27 Battalion, Belgium, 1917. Collection consists of a typescript copy of a letter written by Private Main to his mother on Christmas Day, 1917. Private Main was killed later the same day.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 6518 Private Vivian Neville Main, 27 Battalion AIF, who on 25 December 1917, was killed in Ploegsteert sector. Other biographical details concerning him are: of Adelaide, born Sandgate, Queensland; educated at Fort Street Public School, Sydney; joined the AIF on 18 March 1916; age at time of death, 24.