Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 507

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[Signaller George Edward King, No 64, bookseller's assistant of Sydney, NSW, joined the Army on 21 March 1915 at age 23, and embarked from Sydney, NSW, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915. He served as a signaller with the 19th Battalion at Gallipoli and in France and was killed in action in Belgium on 28 October 1917.

Includes a note from George Robertson of Angus & Robertson Ltd to William Herbert Ifould, Principal Librarian and Secretary of the Public Library of New South Wales.

Also includes poem and hand-drawn Seasons greetings card and a note regarding receipt of a copy of "The Sentimental Bloke" by C J Dennis.]
[Address side of an envelope with the letterhead Angus & Robertson Limited, and including notes by W H Ifould.]
From Signaller George King.
W Ifould
Public Library

Mr. Wright
I think you might keep Mr Robertson's letter attached to the soldier's letters it covers.

I have acknowledged these by letter

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