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153491
  • Title
    Leonard Darby - Sydney-Emden Engagement 9th November, 1914. Report of Surgeon L. Darby, R.A.N.
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 6528
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1914
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    153491
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2013
  • Physical Description
    0.02 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • Scope and Content
    This report, to the Commanding Officer, H.M.A.S. Sydney, was written by Leonard Darby, the ship's surgeon, after its engagement with the German cruiser, S.M.S. Emden off the Cocos Islands. Darby describes the wounds sustained by the Australian sailors and the operations he performed below decks under very difficult, overcrowded conditions.
  • Source
    Purchased from James R. Lawson Pty Ltd in August 1998
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1063981
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