Field service postcard; 20-05-1915; BMHC_13246

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Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre

Name/Title

Field service postcard

About this object

Field service postcard addressed to Dorothy Gibosn of Beauty Point, Tasmania from J[ohn] Renison Bell, then serving with the 12th Battalion, AIF.
The card, printed in black ink and completed in pencil, consists of a basic selection of comments which can be deleted depending on the soldier's circumstances. Written messages on these cards were not permitted.
Postmark stamps an Australian Field PO and a censor's stamp are on the front.

Date Made

20-05-1915

Medium and Materials

paper, ink, graphite pencil

Measurements

89mm (h) x 134mm (w)

Subject and Association Keywords

Bell, John Renison

Subject and Association Keywords

Gibson, 'Dorothy' Laura Lydia

Subject and Association Keywords

World War 1 (WW1)

Subject and Association Keywords

postmasters

Subject and Association Keywords

correspondence

Subject and Association Keywords

AIF (Australian Imperial Forces)

Subject and Association Description

Australian Dictionary of Biography entry for John Renison Bell:
http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/bell-john-renison-9482

Collection

Jessie Gibson collection

Object Type

postcards

Object number

BMHC_13246

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Tags

AIF
John Renison Bell
RAAF

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