Letters from Norman Griffiths Ellsworth to his Family, 1917

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Accession Number RCDIG0000232
Collection number 1DRL/0266
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 21
Object type Letters
Physical description 62 Image/s captured
Maker Ellsworth, Norman Griffiths
Place made Belgium, France
Date made 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 843 Battery Sergeant Major Norman Griffiths Ellsworth, 102nd Howitzer Battery, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade. The letters were written by Norman Ellsworth to his family between 12 January to 23 July 1917. In these letters, Ellsworth describes his training in England, the situation at the front in France, the effect of gas warfare, his duties as Battery Sergeant Major and comments on the conscription plebiscite in Australia.
File contains:
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 12 January 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 1 February 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 5 February 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 12 February 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 21 February 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 24 February 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 4 March 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 11 March 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 22 March 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 25 March 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 2 April 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 12 April 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 19 April 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 24 April 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 29 April 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 7 May 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 1 June 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 12 June 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 24 June 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 11 July 1917;
Letter from Norman Ellsworth to his family, 23 July 1917.