ID numberRCDIG0001021
TitleLetters and documents relating to the exhumation and repatriation of William Throsby Bridges, 1915
Collection number2DRL/0469
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count11
Object type
  • Letters
  • Documents
MakerVarious
Place made
  • Egypt: Alexandria
  • Egypt: Cairo
  • Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis
Date made1915
Physical description14 Image/s captured
DescriptionLetters and documents relating to the First World War service of Major General William Throsby Bridges. These letters and documents detail arrangements for the exhumation of Bridges' body and its repatriation to Australia. This file contains:
First Australian General Hospital folder containing documents relating to the transference of the body of William Throsby Bridges to Australia, [1915];
Note on the exhumation and transport out of Egypt of corpses as provided by the Director General of Public Health, Cairo, 13 July 1915
Letter from Director General of the Ministry of the Interior, Department of Public Health, Cemeteries Office, Cairo, to Officer Commanding A.I.F. Intermediate Base, Australian Imperial Force, II Sharia Emad el-Din, 14 July 1915;
Letter from Colonel Victor Sellheim to Assistant Director of Medical Services, Cairo, 15 July 1915;
Letter from A. E. Director General of the Municipalite D'Alexandrie to [Colonel Victor Sellheim], Alexandria, 15 July 1915;
Letter from Colonel Victor Sellheim to Assistant Director of Medical Services, 17 July 1915;
Letter from Colonel Victor Sellheim to Colonel Ramsay Smith, 5 August 1915;
Letter from Colonel William Ramsay Smith to Doctor E. F. Valenzia, Medical Officer, Municipalite Alexandria, 17 August 1915;
Letter from Colonel William Ramsay Smith to Doctor E. F. Lorenzo, Medical Officer, Municipalite Alexandria, 17 August 1915;
Letter from Colonel William Ramsay Smith to Doctor E. F. Valenzia, Medical Officer, Municipalite Alexandria, 17 August 1915;
Letter to Lieutenant Gaunt [from Colonel William Ramsay Smith], Heliopolis, 18 August 1915.
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