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422408
  • Title
    Brown diary, 1916-1917 / Allan Dunn Brown
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 17
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1916-1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422408
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    (2") box
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Private A. Brown, a labourer of Annandale, N.S.W., served with D. Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Brigade in France and Belgium in 1916. He was wounded in August 1916, and repatriated to Australia and discharged from the army in Nov. 1917
  • Scope and Content
    Describes voyage from Sydney to Alexandria on the Medic, Jan. - Feb. 1916, training in camps in Egypt Feb. 1916, journey by ship and train to Sailly, France, Mar. 1916, trench warfare at the Somme, Amiens, Pozieres and Albert Apr. - Aug. 1916, convalescence in various hospitals in England Aug. 1916 - July 1917, return voyage to Australia July -Sep. 1917.
    Entries up to July 1916, are in form of a retrospective account rewritten from an original diary and thereafter are in diary form
  • Source
    Purchased from Allan Brown, 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
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4929, frames 508 - 583
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1033206
  • Conservation note

    Requires rehousing
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