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422292
  • Title
    Laseron diary, December 23, 1914-April 29, 1915 / Charles Francis Laseron
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1133
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    December 23, 1914-April 29, 1915
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422292
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2013
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Charles Francis Laseron, geologist and Antarctic explorer of Sydney was born in Manitowoe, United States of America. He described his occupation as museum collector when he enlisted at Rosebery Park, Sydney in Sept. 1914, and embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 Dec. 1914. He served as a sergeant with the 13th Battalion in Egypt and the Dardanelles, was wounded at Deadman's Ridge, Anzac, 27 Apr. 1915 and hospitalised for three months in England. He was discharged as medically unfit and returned to Australia on the Euripides, Aug. 1916
  • Scope and Content
    Diary begins on board the troopship Ulysses one day out from Melbourne, with retrospective account of experiences since his enlistment 9 Sep. 1914. Describes voyage to Gallipoli, landing and battles, ends on board the Galatea near Alexandria
  • Source
    Purchased from C. Laseron ca. 1918. 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:: State Library of New South Wales<br>
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication<br>
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales<br>
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Available on microfilm at CY 2458
    Digitised from the microfilm copy in 2008
    Digital order no:Album ID : 852667
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