Smith, Edward E (Lieutenant, Military History Field Unit, AIF)

Unit Military History Section
Places
Accession Number PR88/215
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 83 ITEMS
Object type Letters
Maker Smith, Edward Ernest
Date made 1941-1945
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/097/018
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

DESCRIPTIVE LETTERS WRITTEN TO HIS PARENTS WHILE IN PALESTINE AND LATER TRANSFER TO THE MILITARY HISTORY SECTION AS AN OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER COVERING EVENTS IN THE WESTERN DESERT AND SYRIA. LATER MATERIAL REFERS TO ACTIVITIES IN MELBOURNE AND LATER TRANSFER TO NEW GUINEA. THE MATERIAL IS GENERAL IN NATURE WITH REFERENCES TO BATTLE ACTION AND FELLOW STAFF INCLUDING I HELE, W DARGIE AND J DOWIE