ID numberRCDIG0000187
TitleLetters from Irving Russell Flett to his Family, 1915-1916
Collection number1DRL/0295
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count42
Object typeLetters
MakerFlett, Irving Russell
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made1915-1916
Physical description95 Image/s captured
DescriptionLetters relating to service of Lieutenant Irving Russell Flett, 23rd Battalion. The original letters were written by Irving Flett to his family in Brighton, Victoria, between 8 May 1915 and 12 July 1916. These letters describe in detail the journey to Egypt, Flett's experiences of camp life there, fighting in the trenches at Gallipoli, the evacuation from the peninsula and his subsequent daily life in France. The photostat copies were made by the Australian War Memorial in Melbourne in 1928. The location of the originals is unknown.
This file contains:
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 8 May 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 11 May 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, [n.d.] [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, [n.d.] [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 19 June 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 24 June 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to uknown, 22 July 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to unknown, 24 July 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to uknown, 30 July 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 14 August 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to uknown, 14 August 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 28 August 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, [n.d.] [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 15 September 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his father, 17 September 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 30 September 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 5 October 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to unknown, 7 October 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 29 October 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 13 November 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his father, 20 November 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 28 November 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 10 December 1915 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 14 December 1915 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 2 January 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to unknown, 12 January 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 18 February 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 23 February 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to unknown, [c. February 1916] [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 17 March 1916 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 27 March 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 12 April 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to Wally, 20 April 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 22 April 1916 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 6 May 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to unknown, 16 May 1916 [photostat] [incomplete];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 18 May 1916 [photostat];
Satirised 10 Commandments extracted from a letter by Irving Flett to unknown, 27 May 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to unknown, 6 June 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to unknown, 14 June 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 25 June 1916 [photostat];
Letter from Irving Flett to his parents, 12 July 1916 [photostat].
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