File File 3 - Letters: Jan 1917 - Dec 1917.

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UQFL580-Series B-Subseries 3-File 3


Letters: Jan 1917 - Dec 1917.


  • 1917 (Creation)

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1 folder (14 letters, 4 postcards, 4 field service postcards)

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Handwritten letters to family from Frederick (Fred) William Scott Martin during his war service in World War One. The correspondence in this file begins while Martin was in the trenches at the Western Front. His final letter is dated 31 August 1917. Martin was killed in action in Belgium on 20 September 1917. The final documents in this folder are an article about Martin published in The Humpybong Halcyon newspaper on 20 October 1917, a letter from the Queensland Department of Public Instruction to Martin's father, dated 6 December 1917, and a copy of a Commonwealth record detailing the actions that led to Martin being awarded the Military Medal.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Letters are fragile and must be handled with care.

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Box 4 Folder 8.

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Created, JR, 22-Mar-2021




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  • Box: UQFL580 Box 4