Letters from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, April 1915 to June 1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0001041
Collection number 1DRL/0427
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 27
Object type Letters
Physical description 75 Image/s captured
Maker McCrae, Geoffrey Gordon
Place made At sea, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Letters relating to the First World War service of Major Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, 7th Battalion. These letters from McCrae to members of his family span the period April 1915 to June 1915 and cover: journey to Lemnos; the landing at Gallipoli on 25 April; remaining on board the hospital ship “Mashobra” to assist in evacuating wounded; offloading of wounded at Alexandria; return to Gallipoli; evacuation to No. 1 Stationary Hospital due to gunshot wound; hand drawn sketches and illustrations; return to the trenches; life in the trenches; observations on the Turkish forces. This file contains:
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, "Highseas", 9 April 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, "At anchor somewhere off the coast of Europe", 12 April 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, [Lemnos], 21 April 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Mashobra A13, Mudros Bay, Lemnos, 28 April 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Mediterranian [sic], 2 May 1915;
Handwritten transcript of letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Mediterranean, 2 May 1915 [transcript made by father];
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, off Rhodes, Mediterranian [sic], 8 May 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, "A hole in the ground", 16 May 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Hospital ship, 18 May 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, No. 1 Stationary Hospital, Aegean Archipelago, 23 May 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, No. 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, [Mudros], 1 June 1915;
Handwritten transcript of letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae [to his family], No. 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, [Mudros], 1 June 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his mother, No. 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, [Mudros], 2 June 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, No. 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, [Mudros], 7 June 1915;
Handwritten transcript of letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, No. 1 Stationary Hospital, [Mudros], 7 June 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, "The Burrows", [Gallipoli], 12 June 1915;
Handwritten transcript of letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae [to his family], "The Burrows", [Gallipoli], 12 June 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his sister, "Funk Hole", "Cantelluwhere", [Gallipoli], 14 June 1915;
Handwritten transcript of letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, "Funk Hole", "Cantelluwhere", [Gallipoli], 14 June 1915;
Handwritten transcript of letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, 16 June 1915 [location of original unknown];
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, No. 1 The Australian Stationary Hospital, 20 June 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, No. 1 Stationary Hospital, 21 June 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Gallipoli Peninsula, 21 June 1915;
Handwritten transcript of letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae , Gallipoli Peninsula, 21 June 1915 [transcript made by father];
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Gallipoli Peninsula, 26 June 1915;
Handwritten transcript of letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Gallipoli Peninsula, 26 June 1915 [transcript made by father];
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Gallipoli Peninsula, 29 June 1915.