ID numberRCDIG0000240
TitleLetters of John Axtens, 1914-1916
Collection number2DRL/0308
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count42
Object typeLetters
MakerAxtens, John William
Place made
  • At sea
  • Egypt
  • France
  • New Guinea
  • United Kingdom: England
Date made1914-1916
Physical description134 Image/s captured
DescriptionLetters relating to First World War service of Lieutenant John William Axtens, 8th Machine Gun Company. These letters were written to his parents, and date from 20 August 1914-14 October 1916.
File contains:
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, SS Berrima, 20 August 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, SS Berrima, 27 August 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, Port Moresby, 5 September 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his father, 17 September 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his father, 1 October 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 1 October 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 14 October 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 13 November 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his father, 1 December 1914;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 13 December 1915;
Short note from John Axtens to his mother, 13 December 1915;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 25 December 1915;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 15 January 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his father, 18 January 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 23 January 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 9 February 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his mother, 13 February 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his father, 27 February 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 5 March 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 11 March 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 24 March 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 1 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 11 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 21 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 28 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to Geoff [brother], 30 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to "Aunty", 20 April 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 7 May 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 21 May 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 1 June 1916;
Short note from John Axtens to his parents, 12 June 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to Geoff [brother], 22 June 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 26 June 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 11 July 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 23 July 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 1 August 1916;
Cable from Base Records Office A.I.E.F. to Mr H. H. Axtens, 30 July 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 5 September 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 13 September 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 29 September 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 4 October 1916;
Letter from John Axtens to his parents, 14 October 1916
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