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ID number PR88/177
Title Benson, George Courtney (Corporal, 3rd FAB AIF b: 1886 d: 1960)
Record type Collection
Item count 3
Collection Private Record
Object type Letters
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915
Measurement 3 items
Note Open

Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 2180 Corporal George Courtney Benson, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, Gallipoli. Collection consists of letters written to his friends describing daily life on the peninsula, including brief illustrations. Cpl Benson was later appointed an an official war artist.

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  • Letter and envelope from George Courtney Benson

    Letter and envelope relating to the First World War service of 2180 Corporal George Courtney Benson, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade. This letter was written at Gallipoli in July 1915. Benson writes of his hopes the war would soon be over, and ...