Letter from Les Harley to his family whilst travelling to Olympic Games, June 1936

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Letter
Date Used
11 Jun 1936-13 Jun 1936
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Object Detail

Brief Description
A 7-page letter written by Australian boxer, Leslie Harley to his family in Melbourne, whilst travelling with the Australian Olympic Team to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Covering three days of travel, on the way to Port Said, Egypt from Aden, Yemen via the Red Sea and Suez Canal, the letter focuses on Harley's adventures in Aden.
0 - Whole: H: 202 W: 127 D: 1mm (H: 7 15/16 W: 5 D: 1/16")
Date Used
11 Jun 1936-13 Jun 1936
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Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Les Harley.




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