Proclamation on the annexation of German possessions in the Pacific, November 1914.

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ID numberRCDIG0000360
TitleProclamation on the annexation of German possessions in the Pacific, November 1914.
Collection number1DRL/0241
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count1
Object typeDocuments
MakerDevlin, Errol Cappie Nepean
Place madeNew Guinea
Date made1914
Physical description1 Image/s captured
DescriptionDocument relating to the First World War service of 1166 Private Errol Cappie Nepean Devlin, 18th Battalion. The Proclamation, written in Pidgin, was read out to the New Guineans upon their annexation as German territory. This handwritten copy was sent by Private Devlin to his brother, Lance, on 9 November 1914.
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