Holden, Robert Leslie (Private, b.1897 - d.1984)

Places
Accession Number PR83/001
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Letter, Photograph
Maker Holden, Robert Leslie
Place made Australia, Egypt, France
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/048/062
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 3827 Private Robert Leslie Holden, 11 Australian Infantry Battalion, 1915-1916.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Consists of a photocopy of a letter by Holden describing his embarkation from Western Australian in 1915 aboard the RMS 'Mongolia', training in Egypt, and later active service near Pozieres and Albert until 1916.

Also included is a photograph taken at Perham Downs, England in September 1917.