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Unique IDCWGC/8/1/4/1/1/238
File NumberAA60506
TitlePrivate GEORGE WOOD ORR - RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM) and Private HERBERT GIBBS - VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL - Australian Infantry, A.I.F.; Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
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DescriptionFile of correspondence concerning Private George Wood Orr, buried in Railway Dugouts (Transport Farm) Burial Ground, Belgium, as well as Private Herbert Gibbs, commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. Also refers to Private Jack Orr, Private Jack Pritchard and Private Patrick Baird, all of the 28th Battalion, Australian Infantry Force A.I.F.. Main topic concerns correspondence from a member of the public enquiring into the burial locations of all five men who joined the AIF around the same time and were all killed during the First World War.
Content NoteIncludes: Handwritten letter from Mr L. Owen requesting information about the locations of the graves of Private Gibbs and Private Orr, dated 6 March 1955. Handwritten letter from Mr Owen expressing appreciation for the information about the graves of Gibbs and Orr and asking for information about the grave of Private Jack Fallon, 28th Battalion, AIF, who enlisted with Gibbs and Orr and died of wounds in September 1918, dated 17 March 1955. Handwritten letter from Mr Owen asking for a photograph of Railway Dugouts Cemetery and asking for details relating to Private Jack Orr and Private Jack Pritchard, 28th Battalion, who joined the AIF the same time as Orr, Gibbs and Fallon, dated 20 July 1955. Handwritten letter from Mr Owen asking where Private Gibbs was killed and for the location of the grave of Private Baird, 28th Bn., AIF, dated 17 July 1960.
Date6/3/1955 - 9/8/1960
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
Cemetery_NameRAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM); VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
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