Letters from Alfred Bailey Eades to his Family, 1915-1917

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Accession Number RCDIG0000226
Collection number 1DRL/0249
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 8
Object type Letters
Physical description 21 Image/s captured
Maker Eades, Alfred Bailey
Place made Egypt, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Alfred Bailey Eades, 45th Battery, 12th Army Field Artillery. The letters were written by Alfred Eades to his family between 25 August 1915 to 26 July 1917. In the letters Alfred Eades describes his time at sea, training in Egypt, the artillery action at Gallipoli and trench warfare in France. One of the letters records Eades' anger at the idea that single men in Australia would refuse to join the army.
This file contains:
Letter from Alfred Eades to his family, 25 August 1915;
Letter from Alfred Eades to his family, 2 October 1915;
Letter from Alfred Eades to his father, 19 October 1915;
Letter from Alfred Eades to his family, 2 December 1915;
Letter from Alfred Eades to his family, 18 January 1917;
Letter from Alfred Eades to his mother, 10 February 1917;
Letter from Alfred Eades to his family, 11 June 1917;
Letter from Alfred Eades to his family, 26 July 1917.