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422276
  • Title
    Cocks letter diary, 1916-1919 / Verner Cocks
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1171
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1916-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422276
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript, carbon typescript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Verner William Cocks, an articled clerk of Randwick, New South Wales enlisted at the age of 21 on 25 Aug. 1915 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire, 11 May 1916 to serve with the 9th Field Ambulance. He was wounded in action in France, 20 Oct. 1917 and returned to Australia on HT Borda, May 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Letters written to his family describe his voyage on the Argyllshire from Sydney around the Cape to England, 1916 and action in France and Belgium, 1916-1918, with carbon typescript copies of some letters
  • Source
    Presented by Mrs J. W. Cocks, 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<br><br>
    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
    Microfilm : CY 4652, frames 1 - 706
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1024016
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