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Letter from Donald Brown to his brother Malcolm, dated 26 March 1916

documentary heritage
  • Common Name
    Added as part of the Presto to Vernon migration. Best to not use going forward, only added as a way to capture the information. 04/07/2022. MH
  • Description

    Brown thanks his brother for the letters he received and encourages him to write more often. He asks after Malcolm's school work and reminds him to leave the knives he sent at home with their mum. He briefly shares a few details of his own situation, such as his tan and the scarcity of fresh water for washing. Finally, he asks his brother to pass on a message to a woman named Hope, and to show their brother his new address.

  • Other Id

    14824 (Presto content ID)

    MS-2018-9-2 (Reference Number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Letter from Donald Brown to his brother Malcolm, dated 26 March 1916
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    3p on 3 leaves ; 160 mm x 100 mm ; plus envelope

  • Language
  • Level of Current Record
  • Is Part Of
  • Public Access Text

    12/3565 Pte D Brown

    Machine Gun Section

    3rd Coy

    2nd Battalion

    Auckland Infantry Regiment

    [Keywords: Love, Longing, and Loss, WWI, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Company]

  • Last Update
    04 Nov 2022 15:44
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