Letters from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, July 1915 to September 1915

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Accession Number RCDIG0001267
Collection number 1DRL/0427
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 22
Object type Letters
Physical description 57 Image/s captured
Maker McCrae, Geoffrey Gordon
Place made At sea, Cyprus, Egypt: Alexandria, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli)
Date made 1915
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 his family span the period July 1915 to September 1915 and cover: conditions in the trenches at Gallipoli; sketch of the landing at Gallipoli on 25 April, evacuation to No. 1 Stationary Hospital after being wounded; observations on Cyprus; return to the trenches at Gallipoli; movement into the line at Lone Pine; evacuation to Mudros in September for rest camp; observations and experiences at Mudros. This file contains:
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Gallipoli Peninsula, 2 July 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family,"In the trenches", 7 July 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, 14 July 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, 17 July 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, 19 July 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, General Hospital, Alexandria, 25 July 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Convalescent Home, Mt. Throodos [sic], Cyprus, 4 August 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Mt. Troodos, Cyprus, 14 August 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, S.S. "Suprada", Mediterranean, 16 August 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Union Club, Alexandria, Egypt, 18 August 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, "The trenches", ANZAC, 28 August 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, ANZAC, 3 September 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his sister, Lone Pine, ANZAC, 7 September 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his parents, ANZAC, 7 September 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, ANZAC, 11 September 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, West Mudros, Lemnos, 17 September 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his parents, West Mudros, Lemnos, 18 September 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his sister, Rest camp, Mudros, 19 September 1915;
Handwritten transcript of letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Rest camp, Mudros, 19 September 1915 [transcript made by father];
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to Dorothy, Rest camp, Lemnos, 19 September 1915.
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Rest camp, Lemnos, 27 September 1915;
Letter from Geoffrey Gordon McCrae to his family, Rest camp, Lemnos, 29 September 1915.