Miscellaneous items relating to Vivian Agincourt Spence Little, 1912-1997

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Accession Number RCDIG0001056
Collection number PR03295
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 15
Object type Newspaper cutting, Letters, Souvenir, Photograph, Postcard
Physical description 28 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Place made Australia, Caribbean: Lesser Antilles, Windward Islands, St Lucia, Gibraltar
Date made 1912-1915; 1919; 1948; 1997
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Attached digital images are protected by copyright and are provided here for research and study purposes. For further use, please contact the Memorial.
Description

File relating to the First World War service of Chaplain Vivian Agincourt Spence Little, Royal Australian Navy. This collection covers: Little’s appointment to HMAS Encounter; the newly commissioned HMAS Sydney and HMAS Australia in September 1913; the arrival of the Australian fleet to Sydney in October 1913; the history and composition of the fledgling Royal Australian Navy; several articles on HMAS Sydney and HMAS Australia; the first Australian Imperial Force (AIF) troop convoy in November 1914; the battle between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden on 9 November 1914; articles on the life and death of Leading Seaman Sidney Sullivan, last survivor of HMAS Sydney.
This file contains:
Letter from Naval Secretary, Department of Defence, Melbourne, to Vivian Agincourt Spence Little, Sutherland, New South Wales, 29 November 1912;
Souvenir and official program to commemorate the arrival of HMAS Australia and HMAS Sydney, 19 September 1913 to 28 September 1913;
Souvenir booklet to commemorate the arrival of the Australian fleet, Sydney, 4 October 1913;
Newspaper clipping from the [Sydney Morning Herald], 10 [October] 1913;
Newspaper clipping from the [Sydney Morning Herald], [8 December 1914];
Edition of the Gibraltar Chronicle, 21 December 1914;
Photograph of Vivian Agincourt Spence Little, October 1915;
Letter from Godfrey A. Louis, Inspector of Schools, Castries, Saint Lucia, to Vivian Agincourt Spence Little, 30 [censored] 1915;
Newspaper clipping from the Sydney Morning Herald, 29 May 1919;
Newspaper clipping from the Daily Mirror, 20 August 1948;
Newspaper clipping from the [Canberra Times], 21 July 1997; [Not Available]
Newspaper clipping from the [Canberra Times], 30 July 1997; [Not Available]
Newspaper clipping on HMAS Australia, [date unknown];
Postcard of HMAS Sydney, [date unknown];
Photograph of [HMAS Sydney], [date unknown].