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Collection number 1DRL/0473
ID number RCDIG0000191
Title Miscellaneous records and correspondence relating to George Leslie Makin, 1915-1919
Record type File
Item count 11
Collection Digitised Collection
Object types
  • Letters
  • Papers
  • Photograph
Maker Various (Maker)
Place made France
Date made 1915-1919
Physical description 30 Image/s captured


Miscellaneous records and correspondence relating to the First World War service of George Leslie Makin, 5th Battalion, AIF. This file includes heartfelt condolence letters from Makin's fellow soldiers, sent to Makin's mother and brother following his death.
File contains:
Special battalion order issued by Major Frank William Le Maistre, commanding 5 Battalion, AIF. Issued at Lone Pine, 26 August 1915;
Aerial photograph: Photo No. 22N 1559 taken from about M29b at about 1990 feet, 16 October 1916;
Aerial photograph: Depicts British line, near St Martin's Wood, 19 August 1918;
Newspaper cutting: "Officers amuse themselves at ANZAC";
Letter from Captain Frederick Leslie Moore to George Leslie Makin, 5 Battalion, France, 11 September 1917;
Letter from Alex Gibson M.D. to Mrs Makin, 25 April 1916;
Letter of condolence to from "Freddie" to James Makin, 9 September 1918;
Letter of condolence from Lieut Tom S. Parker to Mrs Makin, 29 September 1919 [i.e. 1918];
Letter from P.J. Law & Co. to Mr P.G. Makin, 30 August 1917;
Letter from Lieut. Tom S. Parker to Mrs Makin, 25 May 1919;
Letter from Lieutenant Neil Scott Maddox to Mac [probably George Leslie Makin], 5 Battalion, No. 8 British Red Cross Hospital, Boulogne, 12 August 1918




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