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422379
  • Title
    Marshall papers, 22 February 1916-20 July 1919 / James Joseph Marshall
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1916-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422379
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4932, frames 1-209
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    James Marshall, clerk of Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW embarked on board HMAT A47 Mashobra at the age of 18, 14 Sept. 1916 and served as a signaller with the 53rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement in France, Dec. 1916-1918, and in Belgium, 1917-1918. He was hospitalised with trench fever in July 1917. He attended German speaking school in the field, June 1918 and worked with an Intelligence Section. After the Armistice he was billeted in Belgium. He embarked from Devonport 2 June 1919 on the Beltana, arriving back in Australia 19 July 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    James Joseph Marshall diary summary, 22 February 1916-20 July 1919

    ITEM 02
    James Joseph Marshall diary, 13 September-24 November 1916

    ITEM 03
    James Joseph Marshall diary, 24 November-12 December 1916

    ITEM 04
    James Joseph Marshall diary, 24 November-12 December 1916

    ITEM 05
    James Joseph Marshall notebook, ca. 1916-1918


    This collection includes pictorial material. For location and description of this see Pic.Acc.1566 Pic. Source File

    Collection includes map at M. Ser.4 000/1 ML MSS. 1164 map 1
  • Source
    Purchased from James Joseph Marshall, 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
  • Conservation note

    Requires rehousing.
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