Letters from Irving Russell Flett to his Family, 1915-1916

Unit 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number RCDIG0000187
Collection number 1DRL/0295
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 42
Object type Letters
Physical description 95 Image/s captured
Maker Flett, Irving Russell
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters 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].