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3255: 2nd Lt. George F.R. Bridge (Great War autograph book).

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posted on 2024-01-12, 09:30 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

2nd Lt. Bridge kept an unofficial autograph book during the war from 1915 until just before his death on the 15th April, 1918 in France.

Many of the entries were made by members of Australian artillery units at Camp 21 at Larkhill onSalisbuty Plain during the months of August, September and October 1917 They include some incredible artwork and fascinating poems and tongue-in-cheek commentaries.

History

Name of contributor(s)

Sylvia Auden.

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

2nd Lieutenant Geroge Francis Reginald Bridge, 2/8th Worcestershire Regiment.

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1917-1918

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

Various locations between 1915 and 1918, but in particularly Camp 21, Larkhill, Salisbury Plain.

Object(s)

Pages from the autograph book.

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