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421695
  • Title
    Harry Hawkins and Edith May Forshaw - 'All Australians Had Plenty of Money and Gold Teeth: a digger's diary: his daughter's memoirs', collated by Amy Auster and Arron Wood, 2002
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 7197
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    2002
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    421695
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.02 metres of textual material (1 folder) - printed
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Harry Hawkins, labourer of North Sydney, New South Wales was born in Port Adelaide, South Australia and enlisted in the First AIF on 14 July 1915 at the age of 37. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915 and served in the 1st Battalion in Egypt and France. He was wounded in action in France, July 1916 and again in May 1917 and was hospitalised in England. He returned to Sydney on the Suevic in 1918. Edith May Forshaw (nee Hawkins), his daughter, was born in 1911.
  • Scope and Content
    Transcripts of Harry Hawkins' diary and Edith May Forshaw's memoirs with additional material by members of their family.
  • Source
    Presented by Amy Auster and Arron Wood in September 2002
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
  • Copying Conditions
    Restricted:
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1055226
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