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422313
  • Title
    Roy Richards war diary and letters, 4 March 1915 - 17 November 1916
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1186
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    4 March 1915 - 17 November 1916
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422313
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - carbon typescript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Roy Richards, a clerk of Homebush, Sydney, New South Wales enlisted aged 21 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT Ceramic, 25 June 1915. He served with the 19th Battalion, 5th Australian Machine Gun Company, A.I.F. in Egypt, the Dardanelles, France and Belgium. He was wounded, 6 Nov. 1916 and died 26 Nov. 1916
  • Scope and Content
    Includes letters to members of his family, 4 Mar. 1915 - 16 Nov. 1916, letters of condolence following his death, 22 Nov. 1916 - 18 Feb. 1917 and notes from his diary, 15 Aug. 1915 - 17 Nov. 1916, evidently compiled by a member of his family
  • Source
    Presented by W. E. Richards, 1919
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
    Microfilm copy available at: CY 2972, frames 76 - 210
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1014667
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