William Brown’s war letters and cards, 1915-1916

William Brown Portrait
William Brown Portrait

A small collection of material related to the World War I experience of William Brown. The collection includes a letter and two postcards from a military hospital in Malta, a Christmas card with a Dardanelles photograph, and two unlabelled portrait photographs.

Collection location Archive 431

Publication information Unpublished and published

Additional information

William Brown served with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, probably in Turkey. He was wounded in the hip and sent to a military hospital in Malta, and then on to England. These letters and cards are addressed to Jeff Box, a child in Ashburton.