Letters from Robert Edmund Antill to his Parents, 1916

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Accession Number RCDIG0000321
Collection number 1DRL/0047
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 37
Object type Letters
Physical description 108 Image/s captured
Maker Antill, Robert Edmund
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Egypt, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1916
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 5 January 1916 and 31 December 1916. In the letters, Antill articulates his desire to return to the front and relays the results of his search for his uncle, Walter, who was fighting in France at the time. He also discusses his wounding while attending to a wounded German soldier in No Man's Land and his subsequent return to England for convalescence.

This file contains:

Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 5 January 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 11 January 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 1 February 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 16 February 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 21 February 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, [c. 1916];
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 10 March 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 1 April 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 22 April 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 8 May 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 26 May 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 23 June 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 25 June 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 18 July 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 16 August 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 22 August 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 24 August 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 27 August 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, [n.d.];
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 4 September 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 7 September 1916 [incomplete];
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 11 October 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 15 October 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 18 October 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 24 October 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 1 November 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 11 November 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 17 November 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 21 November 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 23 November 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 26 November 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 2 December 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 7 December 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 13 December 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 17 December 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his parents, 22 December 1916;
Letter from Robert Antill to his mother, 31 December 1916.