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Telegram letters sent fron Henry Quinlan in London to his brother James in South Australia during WW2.

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Telegram letters sent fron Henry Quinlan in London to his brother James in South Australia during WW2. Letters show every day family concerns durign this time.

James Quinlan emigrated to South Australia in 1914 as a farm Apprentice and served with the AIF in WW1. He left 10 of his 11 siblings in London. Henry and Jim kept in close contact. Another Brother Fredrick had also emigrated to South Australia in 1912.

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Item list and details

3 brief letters sent from London by Henry to his brother James in Peterborough, South Australia between 1943 and 1944.

Person the story/items relate to

James Quinlan, South Australia & his brother Henry Quinlan, Kensington, London, UK.

Person who shared the story/items

Susan Giles

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

James was my grandfather.

Type of submission

Shared online via the Their Finest Hour project website.

Record ID

119520