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ID number PR00054
Title Clarke, Oliver Joseph Bourke (Private, b.1892 - d.1963); Clarke, James Vincent (Gunner, b.1893 -d.1962)
Record type Collection
Item count 17
Collection Private Record
Object type Letters
Makers
  • Clarke, James Vincent (Maker)
  • Clarke, Oliver Joseph Bourke (Maker)
Places made
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made 1916-1917
Measurement 17 items
Note Open

Description

Collection relating to brothers Private Oliver Joseph Bourke Clarke and Gunner James Vincent Clarke. Collection consists of photocopies of letters written home to their family. Pte Oliver Clarke's letters written between August 1916 and March 1917, discuss Light Horse patrols in Egypt and Palestine, Battle of Romani, and the humourous capture of a Turkish soldier. Gnr James Clarke's letters, written between January and July 1917, discuss his hospitalisation, joining of a heavy artillery brigade and the fighting at Pozieres.

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  • Clarke, Oliver Joseph Bourke (Private, b.1892 - d.1963); Clarke, James Vincent (Gunner, b.1893 -d.1962)
  • Letters from James Vincent Clarke, 1917

    Copies of letters relating to the First World War service of Gunner James Vincent Clarke, 36th Heavy Artillery Brigade. The original letters were written by Gunner Clarke to his family between 28 January 1917 and 16 July 1917. In the letters ...

  • Letters from Oliver Joseph Burke Clarke, 1916-1917

    Copies of letters relating to the First World War service of 1208 Private Oliver Joseph Burke Clarke, 7th Light Horse Brigade. The original letters were written by Private Clarke to family members between 9 August 1916 and 27 March 1917. In the ...