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422337
  • Title
    Wright diaries, 1915-1917 / Walter Vicery Wright
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1915-1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422337
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Walter Vicery Wright, an overseer from Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, served as a signaller with the 4th Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces. He embarked from Sydney at the age of 20 on board HMAT Seang Choon, 11 Feb. 1915. He was awarded the Military Medal for his bravery in the field in Nov. 1916 and was wounded Feb. 1917. He returned to Australia on board HT Corinthic, 10 Jan. 1918 and was discharged as medically unfit, 17 Apr. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Walter V. Wright diary, 27 October 1915-11 February 1916

    ITEM 02
    Walter V. Wright diary, 13 February 1916-18 August 1916

    ITEM 03
    Walter V. Wright diary, 7 September 1916-23 March 1917
  • Source
    Purchased from W. V. Wright, 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
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4924, frames 1 - 172
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