Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 350
[Gunner Eric Gustave Hellstrom, No 634, an accountant of Milsons Point, NSW, enlisted on 28 August 1914 at age 19, and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914 with the 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Brigade Ammunition Column. He served at Gallipoli and in France where he was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field on 21 December 1916, and the Bar to the Military Medal on 3 February 1917. In France he served for a time with the Australian Flying Corps and in 1918 he transferred to the RAF. He returned to Australia on 8 May 1919. He also served in World War II.
Includes a clipping from The Daily Telegraph newspaper and a letter to E Sawell of The Daily Telegraph, Sydney. ]
On active service
E. Sawell Esq
c/o Daily Telegraph Ltd.