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Letter

From the Collection of Australian Commando Association (Victoria) Victoria

Description
Copy of single page letter, early "quarto" size.
Size
ca 180 by 210 mm.
Object Registration
0103
Keywords
2 commando company, raising of, officer commanding, peter seddon, john petty
Historical information
Headed 2 Commando Company (CMF)
Room 31, "D" Block
Albert Park Barracks
MELBOURNE (Undated).
Signed by Peter Seddon,
OC 2 Commando Company

Written in early June 1955, (Reference details in the letter), shortly after the Unit was raised.
When Made
Nov 1983
Significance
The letter was written to John Petty, who was one of the original members of the newly raised Company,, the first of 2 Commando Units (the other in Sydney) raised since the WW2 Cdo Units were disbanded. It portrays the beginnings of the new Commando era.
Inscriptions & Markings
Headed 2 Commando Company (CMF)
Room 31, "D" Block
Albert Park Barracks
MELBOURNE (Undated).
Signed by Peter Seddon,
OC 2 Commando Company

Written in early June 1955, (Reference details in the letter).
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:08AM