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422274
  • Title
    Clarke diary, 1916-1917 / William Owen Clarke
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1124
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1916-1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422274
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4944, frames 135-201
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    William Owen Clarke, a farmer, was born in Kent, England and enlisted in Brisbane, Queensland, July 1915 aged 20 years. He embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A26 Armadale, 18 Sept. 1915 and served as a member of the 25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement. He was wounded in action in France, Nov. 1917 and returned to Australia on the Trasos Montes, 27 May 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Diary describes action at the front near Steenvoorde, fatigues, duty as a runner etc., 1 October - November 1916, and January-22 July 1917 after return from hospital in England. Includes miscellaneous souvenirs, 1905, ca. 1916
  • Source
    Purchased W. O. Clarke, 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
  • Finding Aids
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 997849
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