Mentioned in dispatches

by Matthew Mills Stevenson

Publisher: Odysseus Books in Gilsum, N.H

Written in English
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  • Stevenson, Matthew Mills, 1954- -- Travel,
  • Voyages and travels

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Matthew Mills Stevenson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG465 .S7445 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3403168M
ISBN 100970913338
LC Control Number2005018244
OCLC/WorldCa60743216

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Wytka. MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.

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72 Savernake Road Hampstead London NW3 March 13th To Officer in Base Records Department of Defence, Melbourne, Australia. Sir, Re the Late Lieut. Athol Gladwyn Adams 5th Battalion AIF and Australian Air Force I am sending herewith a photograph of the grave of the above mentioned officer, whom I believe was killed as the result of an aeroplane crash in Egypt, Feb 19thand who lies.

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