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  • Title
    Berry war diaries, 1915-1918 / Herbert Vincent Berry
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  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2012
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript

    Herbert Vincent Berry, a carpenter of Gladesville, Sydney was born in Wyong, New South Wales. He enlisted in the AIF, 14 June 1915 aged 23 years and served with the 8th Field Ambulance, Australian Army Medical Corps in France. In Dec. 1918 he was mentioned in dispatches, and was hospitalised with trench feet. On 21 Sept. 1917 he brought a wounded man in under heavy shelling, was seriously wounded himself and for his actions was awarded the Military Medal
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    H. V. Berry diary, 14 June 1915-27 May 1916

    ITEM 02
    H. V. Berry diary, 29 May 1916-5 May 1918
  • Source
    Purchased from H.V. Berry, 1921 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:: Mitchell Library, 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 diaries
    Microfilm located at CY 4861
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