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A collection of letters written by Hilton George Olliver (nicknamed Skelly) to his wife Mable Rose (nee. Foster). The first letter was written while training at Trentham and the latter letters were written while Hilton was serving in Egypt during World War One. Also includes a diary kept by Hilton during his service with the Cairo Camel Corps for the year of 1917.
The letters are photocopies of originals and have been transcribed. The diary is the original copy and has not been transcribed.
Department
Archives
Production Date
1917-1918
Subject Category
Subject Person

Archive Contents

  Box

Diary. 1917.

Letters:

1. 4 May 1917. Trentham.

2. Undated.

3. Undated.

4. 13 May 1917. Tauherenikau.

5. 5 June 1917. Featherston.

6. Undated. Featherston.

7. Undated. Tauherenikau.

8. 7 November 1917. Featherston.

9. Undated.

10. 13 January 1918. Ismailia.

11. 21 January 1918. Moascar Camp.

12. Undated.

13. 23 January 1918. Khantarah.

14. 3 March 1918. Palestine.

15. 28 March 1918. Place deleted by censor.

16. 23 June 1918. Palestine.

17. 26 May. Palestine.

18. Undated.

19. 5-6 June 1918.

20. 24 June. Palestine.

21. 19 August 1918. Port Said.

22. Undated.

23. Undated.

24. 14 September. Port Said.

25. 27 September. Ismailia.

26. Undated.

27. 27 October 1918. Maoscar.

28. 31 October 1918. Port Said.

29. 18 November 1918. Chevalier Island.

30. Undated.

31. Undated.

32. Undated.

33. Undated.

  Digital file

Digital file. Transcript of letters.

  Digital file

Digitised copy of diary. PDF.

Accession No
ARC2011-150

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