Letter from Niels Peter Henry Nielsen to his family, 1914

Unit HMAS Sydney
Places
Accession Number RCDIG0001018
Collection number PR05198
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 2
Object type Letters, Typescript
Physical description 6 Image/s captured
Maker Nielsen, Niels Peter Henry
Place made Ceylon: Colombo
Date made 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letter and transcript relating to the First World War service of 7884 Stoker Niels Peter Henry "Chook" Nielsen, Royal Australian Navy. In this letter to his mother and family, Nielsen details the action between the HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden on 9 November 1914 off the Cocos Islands. A transcript of the letter is also included and provides a few additional details.
This file contains:
Letter from Niels Peter Henry "Chook" Nielsen to his family, HMAS Sydney, Colombo, 16 November 1914;
Transcript of letter from Niels Peter Henry "Chook" Nielsen to his mother and family, HMAS Sydney, Colombo, 16 November 1914 [date unknown].