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239905
  • Title
    James Baillie diary, 11 February 1915 - 18 February 1916
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 7569
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    11 February 1915 - 18 February 1916
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    239905
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Private James Baillie, a labourer of North Sydney, New South Wales, was 28 years old when he enlisted, 22 Dec. 1914 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee, 11 February 1915. He was a member of the 13th Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade. A.I.F. He fought throughout the Gallipoli campaign from the first landing on 25 April 1915 to the final withdrawal on 20 December 1915. He was wounded in action, 11 Aug. 1916 and returned to Australia on the Benalla, 13 Feb. 1917
  • Scope and Content
    Diary describes the voyage from Sydney to Suez on the troopship Seang Bee, training in Egypt, landing at Gallipoli and service there, and return to Egypt.
    A typed transcript of the diary is included.
  • Source
    Presented by Patricia Symons, July 2005
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Research & study copies allowed: Author has been deceased for more than 50 years
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: No publication without prior written approval of copyright holder
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4526, frames 1 - 41
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1219013
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