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422407
  • Title
    Blake diary, 1917-1919 / Frank Blake
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 784
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1917-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422407
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Frank Blake, a sanitary inspector of Petersham, Sydney was born in Waverley, Sydney and enlisted 5 July 1916 aged 26 years. He embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara, 10 May 1917 and served in the Australian Camel Brigade Field Ambulance in Egypt. In 13 Sep. 1917 he transferred to Sanitary Inspectors Section, Anzac Mounted Division in which he served in Egypt and Palestine. He returned to Australia per HMAT Port Sydney, 21 Apr. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Describes training in Seymour Camp, Victoria, voyage from Melbourne to Suez on the Boorarra, 10 May - 20 June 1917, training in Egypt, experiences dealing with Australian and Turkish sick and wounded
  • Source
    Purchased from F. Blake, 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:: State Library of New South Wales<br>
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication<br>
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm copy available at: CY 4873, frames 1 - 157
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1060894
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