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422383
  • Title
    Freebody war diaries, 1916-1920 / Arthur Henry Freebody
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1916-1920
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422383
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Arthur Henry Freebody, a labourer of Drummoyne, Sydney was born in Cooma, New South Wales and enlisted at Casula aged 27 years 4 months in December 1915. He embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises, 14 March 1916 and served in France with the 31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement. He embarked on the troopship Friedrichsruh 22 January 1920, arriving in Australia 12 March 1920
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Arthur H. Freebody diary, 13 March 1916-11 March 1917

    ITEM 02
    Arthur H. Freebody diary, 19 March-18 November 1918

    ITEM 03
    Arthur H. Freebody diary, 17 November 1918-16 November 1919

    ITEM 04
    Arthur H. Freebody diary, 17 November 1919-15 March 1920

    ITEM 05
    Arthur H. Freebody miscellaneous items, ca. 1916-1919
  • Source
    Purchased from A. Freebody, 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:: Mitchell Library, 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

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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