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422258
  • Title
    Baker diary, 1918-1919 / Charles Albert Baker
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1608
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1918-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422258
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    C. A. Baker, a bricklayer of Campsie, Sydney enlisted aged 21, 6 Sept. 1915 and served as a driver in the 17th Company, Australian Army Service Corps. He was wounded 19th May 1918 while on active service in France. After treatment in military hospitals in England he returned to Australia Jan. 1919, and was discharged as medically unfit Dec. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Mainly concerned with treatment and progress of writer's leg injury. Describes in retrospect events 19-28 May, 1918, continues with daily account of treatment and events in military hospitals at Eastbourne, Dartford and Weymouth, on return voyage to Melbourne on S.S. Burma, 13 Dec. 1918 - 29 Jan. 1919 with notes Sep.?, 15 Dec. 1919
  • Source
    Purchased from C.A. Baker, 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<br>
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication<br>
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1037151
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