Letters from an Australian officer KIA, three letters addressed to Miss Doris Richmond at North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Vic, sent by Lt George Arthur Dutton and dated France 29 Jan 1917, in the Field 8 Feb 1918, and France 22 May 1918, all with Passed By Censor stamps on envelope; also an envelope sent from Melbourne, Vic to No 532 Sergeant George Dutton, 13th Light Horse Brigade, B Squadron, Australian Imperial Forces Abroad, this then redirected on three occasions. All letters very legible and in excellent condition, envelopes very good - fine. (4)
George Arthur Dutton was with 1 Anzac Mounted Div when appointed 2 Lieutenant 2 Jun 1917. He was then transferred to Infantry Refts on same day and on 1 July 1917 was posted to 38 Bn and then appointed Lieutenant 13 Sep 1917. While serving in France with 38 Bn he was KIA on 29 August 1918. He was buried in Curlu French Military Cemetery. In one of his letters he recalls the visit to Melbourne of the King, then Duke of York, and how as a schoolboy he used to practise in the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the display performance when the Duke visited and of his time in the School Cadets. With copy of service file.