Mrs John Robertson

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First name: Mrs John

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Last name: Robertson

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Letters from the Front, mostly to Mrs John Robertson, 1914-1918. Letters, mostly to Mrs John Robertson ('Babs') from enlisted men formerly employed at Toganmain, neighbours and others. Includes letters from Mesopotamia, Egypt, Belgium, France and Gallipoli containing information about the conditions, battle methodology and technology including bombs, zeppelins, aeroplanes and air raids. Describe events experineced, leave, London and Paris during the war, descriptions of the countryside, and conditions in the mud and trenches. Multiple authors

Ward diary, 6 October 1914 - 28 July 1915
Diary of Eric Harford Ward

More than just this dairy (which is incredibly moving), it's the stories you piece together by reading other material in our collection. While on duty, Eric Ward wrote several letters to his home town paper The Bathurst TimesYou can even get a small glimpse of his life after the war with mention of a wedding. These documents are like pieces of a puzzle that together show a picture of a man who went to war and, thankfully, returned home.

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