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Letter from A. H. Peake, Premier of South Australia to Mrs. E. Duncan
Title : Letter from A. H. Peake, Premier of South Australia to Mrs. E. Duncan Letter from A. H. Peake, Premier of South Australia to Mrs. E. Duncan
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Creator : Peake, Archibald Henry, 1859-1920
Source : Duncan family, PRG 544/16
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Date of creation : 1918
Format : Letter
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Letter to Mrs E. Duncan dated 26 December 1918 from the then South Australian Premier, A. H. Peake, expressing condolences on the death of her son, Private A. E. J. Duncan, who had been killed in action.

View Duncan's AIF service record [National Archives of Australia]

Coverage year : 1918
Period : 1914-1918
Place : Adelaide
Further reading :

Carlyon, Les. The great war, Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia, 2006

Gammage, Bill. The broken years: Australian soldiers in the Great War, Ringwood, Vic.: Penguin Books, 1990

Kent, David. From trench and troopship: the experience of the Australian Imperial Force, 1914-1919, Alexandria, N.S.W.: Hale & Iremonger, 1999

Laffin, John. The western front illustrated 1914-1918, Kenthurst, N.S.W.: Kangaroo Press, 1993, c1991

Macdougall, Anthony. Australians at war: a pictorial history, Nobel Park, Vic.: Five Mile Press, 2002

Internet links :

1918 Australians in France [previous exhibition from Australian War Memorial]

AIF Database: Australian Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1918 [Australian Defence Force Academy]

Anzac Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland) See: History: World
War 1

Australians at War [Department of Veterans' Affairs]

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: First World War 1914-1918

Australian Army History Unit [Department of Defence]: See: History in focus [several sections about World War One]

Official history of Australia in the war of 1914-1918 [Australian War Memorial]

RSL Virtual War Memorial



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