Letters from Robert Edmund Antill to his Parents, 1914-1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0000320
Collection number 1DRL/0047
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 34
Object type Letters
Physical description 95 Image/s captured
Maker Antill, Robert Edmund
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Egypt, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1914-1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of 1228 Corporal Robert Edmund Antill, 14 Battalion. The letters were written by Robert Antill to his parents between 3 August 1914 and 25 November 1915. In the letters, Antill describes his enthusiasm to join the war effort, the training in Egypt and the impact of the fighting at Gallipoli on his morale. He also discusses his wounding, hospitalisation and recovery in London.
File contains:
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 3 August 1914;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 17 August 1914;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 7 September 1914;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 17 November 1914;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 23 December 1914;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 1 March 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 5 March 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 1 April 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 11 April 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 23 April 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 14 May 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 18 June 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 23 June 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 28 June 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 4 July 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 18 July 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 1 August 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 15 August 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 31 August 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 3 September 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 10 September 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 14 September 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 16 September 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 24 September 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 30 September 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 5 October 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 8 October 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, [n.d.];
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 9 October 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 12 October 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 15 October 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 28 October 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 3 November 1915;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 25 November 1915.