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Collection of paper correspondence from Captain Lindsay (Tim) Gellatly

Date: 1929 - 1959
Medium: Paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Jeremy Wallis
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Archive series
Object No: ANMS0293

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    Description
    This collection of correspondence previously belonging to Captain Lindsay (Tim) Gellatly comprises letters, monogrammed visiting cards and notepaper.
    SignificanceThe Gellatly collection offers an insight into one man's experiences in the Royal Australian Navy.
    HistoryCaptain Lindsay (Tim) Gellatly served with the Royal Australian Navy during World War II. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) in September 1942 and was Mentioned-in-Despatches in May 1943 for gallantry, fortitude and devotion to duty when HMS WELSHMAN was sunk in the Mediterranean.

    After the war, he continued his naval career and became the executive officer of Flinders Naval Depot, and a member of the Naval Board of Inquiry.

    The Australian National Maritime Museum holds in its collection a range of material relating to Captain Lindsay (Tim) Gellatly, including personal effects, clothing and nautical tools.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Collection of paper correspondence from Captain Lindsay (Tim) Gellatly

    Primary title: CORRESPONDENCE OF CAPTAIN LINDSAY (TIM) GELLATLY, CONSISTS OF FORTY FIVE ITEMS COMPRISING OF LETTERS, VISITING CARDS AND BLANK NOTEPAPER

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