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422253
  • Title
    Alexander diary, 1917-1918 / Roy Alexander
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1610
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1917-1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422253
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Roy Alexander, an Australian, was wireless operator on the New Zealand cargo ship Wairuna at the time of her capture by the German raider Wolf, 2 June 1917
  • Scope and Content
    Apparently a fair copy written up from original diary. Describes departure from Auckland for San Francisco, 31 May 1917, capture and sinking of the Wairuna, events during the Wolf's cruise in the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic Oceans, including illness among prisoners, arrival in Kiel, Feb. 1918, experiences in various German prison camps, release and journey to London via Scotland, Nov. 1918
  • Source
    Purchased from Roy Alexander, [1920?] Part of the European War Collecting Project (also known as the Soldiers' Diaries Collection or War Diaries Collection), established by the Trustees of the Mitchell Library in 1918
  • 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: : 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 4884, frames 1 - 136
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1033202
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