Levy, Solomon George (Sergeant), DCM; Taverner, Bill

Accession Number PR04006
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 2 cm
Object type Letters, Postcard
Maker (surname unknown), Bill
Levy, Solomon George (Sol)
Taverner, Bill
Place made Egypt: Cairo, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1915-1916; c.1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the First World War service of 668 Sergeant Solomon Gregory 'Sol' Levy DCM, 6 Battalion AIF, and the Second World War service of O3300 Squadron Leader William 'Bill' Tavener, 10 Squadron RAAF, England and Turkey, 1915-1916; c 1942.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Collection contains the correspondence of two service personnel who wrote to Winifred Fryer thanking her for food parcels: three letters and two postcards written during the First World War by Sergeant (Sgt) Sol Levy; and a letter and Christmas card sent by Squadron Leader Bill Taverner during the Second World War. Sgt Levy describes the landing at Gallipoli 25 April 1915, where 'every second man seemed to have been killed' and the advance at Achi Baba and the Turkish offensives in May 1915.