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422386
  • Title
    Bray war diaries, 1915-1919 / Alfred Ernest Cornelius Bray
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1915-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422386
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    v., 1 (2") box
    0.08 metres of textual material (4 volumes in box and 1 loose volume)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Sergeant Alfred Bray, a clerk of Hurstville, N.S.W., enlisted at Holdsworthy, 23 Aug. 1915 at the age of 18. He served with the 18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement and from Feb. 1916 with the 3rd Battalion in France and Belgium, Apr. 1916 - June 1918. He was wounded in action 21 Oct. 1917 and gassed 20 June 1918, returning to Australia on the Somali, 10 Dec. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    Items 1-4 stored in box
    ITEM 01
    Alfred Bray diary, 16 August 1915-23 August 1916

    ITEM 02
    Alfred Bray diary, 23 August 1916-19 August 1917

    ITEM 03
    Alfred Bray diary, August 1917-20 June 1918

    ITEM 04
    Alfred Bray diary, 19 June 1918-8 February 1919

    ITEM 05 (loose volume)
    Alfred Bray war memoirs, ca. 1914-1920
  • Source
    Purchased from A.E. Bray, 1921 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 4923, frames 1 - 253
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