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  • Title
    Bordeaux diary and papers concerning the ship Emden, 29 July 1914-3 January 1915 / Franz Bordeaux
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  • Date

    29 July 1914-3 January 1915
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  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript

    F. Bordeaux, paymaster on the Emden, was transferred 30 Sep. 1914 to the collier Markomannia, which was sunk by H.M.S. Yarmouth, 12 Oct. 1914. He was taken to Penang and thence to a prison camp on St. John's Island, Singapore
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Bordeaux diary, 29 July 1914-3 January 1915 / Franz Bordeaux

    ITEM 02
    The Emden-Sydney fight, 9-10 November 1914
  • Source
    Purchased from Capt. D.F. Bardally, 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
  • General note

    Translated from the German
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4614, frames 1 - 72
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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