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422269
  • Title
    Burgis war diary, 26 June - 29 October 1915 / Frederick Carrington Burgis
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLDOC 1294
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    June - October 1915
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422269
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Frederick Carrington Burgis, clerk of Kogarah, NSW, embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A35 Berrima, 26 June 1915 and served as a private with the 20th Battalion in Gallipoli. He was sent to England with shell shock Oct. 1915, was diagnosed with neurasthenia in Mar. 1917 and returned to Australia on the Beltana
  • Scope and Content
    Describes arriving in Egypt, with graphic descriptions of his experiences in August 1915 while fighting at Gallipoli, concluding with arrival in Fulham Hospital, Hammersmith with shell shock
  • Source
    Purchased from Frank C. Burgis, 25 February 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
    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 diaries
    Available on microfilm : CY 4320, frames 40 - 69
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1025712
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