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422327
  • Title
    Tomlins war diaries, 21 August 1914 - 28 April 1917 / Fred Harold Tomlins
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    21 August 1914 - 28 April 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422327
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 587, frames 1 - 607
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Fred Harold Tomlins, farmer of Cobar, New South Wales, enlisted on 22 August, 1914 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria, 20 October, 1914. He served as a signaller in C Squadron, 1st Australian Light Horse, at Gallipoli and in Egypt. He was made a Corporal 1 May 1915, and promoted to Sergeant 10 June 1916. He returned to Australia 15 November 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 August 1914 - 20 March 1915

    ITEM 02
    Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 21 March-3 September 1915

    ITEM 03
    Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 4 September-18 December 1915

    ITEM 04
    Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 December 1915-18 March 1916

    ITEM 05
    Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 March-15 August 1916

    ITEM 06
    Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 16 August-22 November 1916

    ITEM 07
    Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 23 November 1916-18 January 1917

    ITEM 08
    Fred Harold Tomlins war diary, 19 January-28 April 1917
  • Source
    Purchased from F. H. Tomlins, Jan. 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
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    The diaries are numbered 1-8.
    Diaries numbered 9-14 (29 April 1917-28 December 1918), were acquired in 1995 and form part of `Fred Harold Tomlins papers, 1914-1918’ (MLMSS 5975; microfilm CY 3348, frames 1 - 725).
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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