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                                               The Aerodrome
                                                      Heliopolis
                                                                       Egypt.

                                                                 March Ist 1914

Dear Father and Mother,
                        Just a letter to let you know

I am quite well, and hope you are both in

good health.        How are Maggie, Kitty,

Mick and Willie. I hope they are quite

well.      Tell Uncle Will and Auntie, Auntie

Trahy, and all in Toomaline I was asking

for them. 
          We sailed from Melbourne on Dec 22nd

and had a lovely trip all the way. We

called at Albany, Colombo, Aden, Suez,

Port Said and Alexandria.           We saw

some nice scenery along the coast, also in

places some very rough country full of rock

and sand.          There were eighteen transport

ships together all the way. The one I was

on was the flagship and we had a fairly

decent time on it. There were several 



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                                               The Aerodrome
                                                      Heliopolis
                                                                       Egypt.

                                                                 March Ist 1914

Dear Father and Mother,
                        Just a letter to let you know

I am quite well, and hope you are both in

good health.        How are Maggie, Kitty,

Mick and Willie. I hope they are quite

well.      Tell Uncle Will and Auntie, Auntie

Trahy, and all in Toomaline I was asking

for them. 
          We sailed from Melbourne on Dec 22nd

and had a lovely trip all the way. We

called at Albany, Colombo, Aden, Suez,

Port Said and Alexandria.           We saw

some nice scenery along the coast, also in

places some very rough country full of rock

and sand.          There were eighteen transport

ships together all the way. The one I was

on was the flagship and we had a fairly

decent time on it. There were several 




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  • October 8, 2018 16:20:58 Johanna Rustler

                                                   The Aerodrome
                                                          Heliopolis
                                                                           Egypt.

                                                                     March Ist 1914

    Dear Father and Mother,
                            Just a letter to let you know

    I am quite well, and hope you are both in

    good health.        How are Maggie, Kitty,

    Mick and Willie. I hope they are quite

    well.      Tell Uncle Will and Auntie, Auntie

    Trahy, and all in Toomaline I was asking

    for them. 
              We sailed from Melbourne on Dec 22nd

    and had a lovely trip all the way. We

    called at Albany, Colombo, Aden, Suez,

    Port Said and Alexandria.           We saw

    some nice scenery along the coast, also in

    places some very rough country full of rock

    and sand.          There were eighteen transport

    ships together all the way. The one I was

    on was the flagship and we had a fairly

    decent time on it. There were several 



  • March 27, 2017 16:36:18 Lucas Diaz

    The Aerodrome
    Heliopolis
    Egypt

    March 1st 1914

    Dear Father and Mother

    Just a letter to let you know

    I am quite well, and hope you are both in

    good health. How are Maggie, Kitty,

    Mick and Willie. I hope they are quite

    well. Tell Uncle Will and Auntie, Auntie

    Trahy, and all in Toomaline I was asking

    for them. 

    We sailed from Melbourne on Dec 22nd

    and had a lovely trip all the way. We

    called at Albany, Colombo, Aden, Suez,

    Port Said and Alexandria. We saw

    some nice scenery along the coast, also in

    places some very rough country full of rock

    and sand. There were eighteen transport

    ships together all the way. The one I was

    on was the flagship and we had a fairly

    decent time on it. There were several 




  • December 4, 2016 18:48:09 Sue Bryant

    The Aerodrome
    Heliopolis
    Egypt

    March 1st 1914

    Dear Father and Mother

    Just a letter to let you know

    I am quite well, and hope you are both in

    good health. How are Maggie, Kitty,

    Mick and Willie. I hope they are quite

    well. Tell Uncle Mick and Auntie, Auntie

    Trahy, and all in Toomaline I was asking for them. 

    We sailed from Melbourne on Dec 25

    and had a lovely trip all the way. We

    called at Albany, Colombo, Aden, Suez,

    Port Said and Alexandria. We saw

    some nice scenery along the coast, also in

    places some very rough country full of rock

    and sand. There were eighteen transport

    ships together all the way. The one I was

    on was the flagship and we had a fairly

    decent time on it. There were several 




  • November 7, 2016 15:16:09 Adrian Murphy (Ireland)
    The Aerodrome
    Heliopolis
    Egypt

    March 1st 1914

    Dear Father and Mother

    Just a letter to let you know I am quite well, and hope you are both in good health. How are Maggie, Kitty, Mick and Willie. I hope they are quite well. Tell Uncle Mick and Auntie, Auntie Trahy, and all in Toomaline I was asking for them. 

    We sailed from Melbourne on Dec 25th and had a lovely trip all the way. We called at Albany, Colombo, Aden, Suze, Port Said and Alexandria. We saw some nice scenery along the coast, also in places some very rough contry full of rock and sand. There were eighteen transport ships together all the way. The one I was on was the flagship and we had a fairly decent time on it. There were several 




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    Heliopolis, Egypt

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    Alexandria, Egypt

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    Port Said, Egypt

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    Aden, Yemen

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    Suez, Egypt

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    Columbo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

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    Albany, WA, Australia

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    Gallipoli

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Location(s)
  • Story location Gallipoli
  • Document location Heliopolis, Egypt
  • Additional document location Alexandria, Egypt
  • Additional document location Port Said, Egypt
  • Additional document location Aden, Yemen
  • Additional document location Suez, Egypt
  • Additional document location Columbo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
  • Additional document location Albany, WA, Australia


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4436 / 51874
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Michael Noonan, Ballybuy, Murroe, Co. Limerick
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


  • English

  • Gallipoli Front

  • Artillery
  • Medical
  • Transport
  • Trench Life



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