Maxfield, Gordon Loris, MC (Captain, b.1889 - d.1917)

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Accession Number 1DRL/0489
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 oversized wallet: 3 cms
Object type Letters
Maker Maxfield, Gordon Loris
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1927
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/115
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 Captain Gordon Loris Maxfield, 24 Battalion, Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front, 1915-1917. The collection consists of a bound volume made by the Australian War Memorial, titled 'Letters of Capt. G. L. Maxfield, M.C.' The volume contains photostat copies of numerous letters written by Captain Gordon Maxfield to his parents; a studio portrait photograph of Captain Maxfield (in uniform); photostat copies of newspaper clippings; Red Cross Enquiry Bureau messages, and a letter of condolence written by 62 Sergeant William Henry Davey, 24 Battalion. Copies made by the Australian War Memorial. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Captain Gordon Loris Maxfield, MC, 24 Battalion, AIF. Killed in action, 3 May, 1917, at Bullecourt, aged 28. Son of James Edward and Jane Maxfield, of Euroa, Victoria. Born at Longwood, Victoria. Other biographical details concerning him are: Secretary; of Euroa, Victoria; educated at the Euroa State School.

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