Collection relating to Percy William Woods, 1915-1937
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|Title||Collection relating to Percy William Woods, 1915-1937|
|Place made||Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Lone Pine Area, Lone Pine|
|Date made||1915; 1937|
|Physical description||12 Image/s captured|
|Image use||Attached digital images are protected by copyright and are provided here for research and study purposes. For further use, please contact the Memorial.|
Collection relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Colonel Percy William Woods, 55th Infantry Battalion. This collection of material includes a letter from Woods as well as newspaper cuttings relating to his death in 1937. The letter details the situation at Gallipoli and includes an account of the Battle of Lone Pine which he participated in whilst serving with 3rd Battalion. Woods commends the character of the Turkish troops and the quality of their trenches. He also details being mentioned in despatches due to his conduct at Lone Pine. Woods died on 5 January 1937 and the newspaper clippings are of his death and funeral notices.
Transcript of letter from Percy William Woods to Fred, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 26 August 1915;