ID numberRCDIG0000297
TitleLetter and envelope from George Courtney Benson, 6 July 1915
Collection numberPR88/177
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count2
Object typeLetters
Place madeOttoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Chanak, Gallipoli Peninsula
Date made1915
Physical description5 Image/s captured
DescriptionLetter and envelope relating to the First World War service of 2180 Corporal George Courtney Benson, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade. This letter was written at Gallipoli in July 1915. Benson writes of his hopes the war would soon be over, and laments the difficulty in obtaining suitable paper for letter-writing. This letter also contains a detailed description of Benson's dugout, including some sketches.
File contains:
Envelope addressed to Master Jack Shrimpton, New College, Box Hill, Melbourne, Australia;
Letter from George Benson to Mr and Mrs Waller, 6 July 1915.
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