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ID number PR04311
Title Rourke, Keith (Sergeant, b.1891 - d.1970)
Record type Collection
Item count 136
Collection Private Record
Object types
  • Postcard
  • Photograph
  • Letters
Maker Rourke, Keith (Maker)
Places made
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Anzac Beaches Area, Anzac Beach
Date made 1914-1918
Measurement 2 wallets: 4cm
Note Open

Description

Collection relating to the First World War Service of 889 Sergeant Keith Rourke, 2nd Battalion, Australian Infantry Force. Collection consist of numerous letters and postcards written by Sgt Rourke to his mother and to his sister Nell, written between October 1914 and July 1918. Collection also includes various annotated photographs sent home by Sgt Rourke and various telegrams relating to Sgt Rourke. Rourke later served in the Second World War.

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