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422316
  • Title
    Francis William Roberts papers, 1918-1919
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLDOC 1361
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1918-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422316
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - carbon typescript with MS. corrections and additions
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    F. W. Roberts, orchardist of Upper Hawthorn, Victoria enlisted 23 Feb. 1916 aged 27 years. He embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A11 Ascanius, 11 May 1917. While serving with the 21st Battalion, 6th Brigade, 2nd Division of the Australian Imperial Force, commanded by Major-General Charles Rosenthal, he was killed in the attack on Mont St Quentin, France on Sunday, 1 Sept. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    Copies of extracts from his diary, 1 July - 30 Aug. 1918 and from letters to his wife, 9 July - 23 Aug. 1918. Includes papers re his active service in France, as a private in the 21st Battalion, including photograph of Roberts and poems. Also includes a newspaper cutting re the proposed memorial of the Mont St Quentin attack
  • Source
    Presented by J. Roberts, 7 June 1919 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:: assignee of J. Roberts
    Approval for reproduction required:
    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 : CY 2972, frames 1 - 27
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1025706
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