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Collection number PR00054
ID number RCDIG0000374
Title Letters from Oliver Joseph Burke Clarke, 1916-1917
Record type File
Item count 6
Collection Digitised Collection
Object type Letters
Place made Egypt
Date made 1916-1917
Physical description 21 Image/s captured
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Description

Copies of letters relating to the First World War service of 1208 Private Oliver Joseph Burke Clarke, 7th Light Horse Brigade. The original letters were written by Private Clarke to family members between 9 August 1916 and 27 March 1917. In the letters he comments on Light horse patrols in Egypt and Palestine, the Battle of Romani, and recounts the humourous capture of a Turkish soldier.
File contains:
Letter from Clarke to Nickie, 9 August 1916;
Letter from Clarke to Nickie, Moascar, 29 November 1916;

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Letter from Clarke to Nickie, Moascar, 5 January, 1917;
Letter from Clarke to Nickie, Moascar, 22 February 1917;
Letter from Clarke to Nickie, Moascar, 27 March 1917;
Letter from Clarke to Nickie, Palestine, n.d.

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