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[Staff-Sergeant Henry Percy Evans, No 1413, a machinery agent from Lewisham, NSW, joined the Army on 24 September 1914 at age 44, and embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914. He ran the Anzac Press which published digger magazines including "Aussie" for the AIF Printing Section, Headquarters, France. He returned to Australia on 15 April 1918.

A letter from Evans to his friend Sergeant William (Bill) Mitchell, of the AIF Printing Section, who succeeded him as Editor.

Also includes a copy of the advertisement requesting "original letters written by Australian soldiers" for the permanent collection of the Mitchell Library, Sydney, NSW, and a letter testifying to Sergeant Evans' service written by Major-General C B B White.]
Evans, H P.

W. H. Ilfould Esq
Principal Librarian & Secretary
Public Library of N.S.W.

[Signed:] J Hamilton

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