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  • Title
    Cave letters, 1915-1919 / Harrie Joseph Cave
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1224
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1915-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422380
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Harrie Joseph Cave, customs clerk of Gladesville, Sydney, was born in Ascot Vale, Victoria. He enlisted in Aug. 1915 at the age of 23 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT Mooltan, 11 Dec. 1915. He served as a private with the 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry Brigade in Egypt, Jan. - Apr. 1916, France and Belgium, Apr. - Nov. 1916 and Nov. 1917 - Jan. 1919. He was injured in the field 23 Oct. 1916 and sent to England where he remained till 27 Oct. 1917. He was hospitalised with influenza in France, May 1918 and returned to Australia on board City of Poona, Mar. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Letters to his family describing camp life at Liverpool, N.S.W., voyage on the Mooltan From Sydney to Port Said, 12 Dec. 1915 - 14 Jan. 1916, service in Egypt, France and Belgium and experiences in England
  • Source
    Presented by N.E. Cave, 1922 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 Harrie Joseph Cave
    Approval for reproduction required:
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters
    Available on microfilm : CY 3246, frames 1 - 666
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1071020
  • Conservation note

    The letters were hinged or pasted onto blank sheets and bound in July 1922. They have been disbound and are housed in MLMSS 1224 / Box 1. The covers are housed in MLMSS 1224 / Box 2.
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