ID numberRCDIG0001002
TitleLetters and Newspaper clippings relating to Percy William Woods, 1915-1937
Collection numberPR00050
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count6
Object type
  • Letters
  • Newspaper cutting
  • Typescript
  • The Sydney Morning Herald
  • Woods, Percy William
Place madeOttoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Lone Pine Area, Lone Pine
Date made1915; 1937
Physical description12 Image/s captured
DescriptionFile relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Colonel Percy William Woods, 55th Infantry Battalion. This file 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.
This file contains:
Envelope from Percy William Woods to Mr. F. J. Grace, 26 August 1915;
Letter from Percy William Woods to Fred, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 26 August 1915;
Transcript of letter from Percy William Woods to Fred, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 26 August 1915;
Newspaper cutting of page header from the Sydney Morning Herald, 6 January 1937;
Newspaper cutting of death notice for Percy William Woods, [1937];
Newspaper cutting of funeral notice for Percy William Woods, [1937].
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