Newspaper clippings collected by George Gordon McCrae, 1915-1919

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Accession Number RCDIG0001275
Collection number 1DRL/0427
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Newspaper cutting
Physical description 6 Image/s captured
Maker Various
Date made 1915; 1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Newspaper clippings relating to the First World War service of Major Geoffrey Gordon McCrae, 7th Battalion. This series of newspaper clippings collected by McCrae’s father George covers: a message from High Commissioner Sir George Reid to the Australian troops; the Turkish raid on the Suez Canal in early 1915; a list of casualties of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, including McCrae; the battle of Fleurbaix (Fromelles) and some of those killed at the battle. This file contains:
Newspaper clipping of High Commissioner Sir George Reid's letter to the Australian Imperial Troops, Cairo, 11 January 1915;
Newspaper clipping titled "'The Attack on Egypt", [January 1915];
Newspaper clipping titled "On the Canal: The full story of the fighting", [February 1915];
Newspaper clipping listing recent wounded and killed in the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, London Times, 2 July 1915;
Newspaper clipping titled "Fleurbaix" written by [Lieutenant Colonel Archibald McGibbon McLaurin], 1919;
Newspaper clipping titled "In Memoriam: On Active Service", [n.d.] [lists some of those who died at Fleurbaix].