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  • Title
    Booth war journal, 1915 / John Booth
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1496
  • Level of description
  • Date

  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.04 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript

    Private John Booth, a shipwright of Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales was 28 years old when he enlisted at Liverpool, 16 Mar. 1915. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A35 Berrima, 25 June 1915 and served with the 20th Battalion, 5th Machine Gun Company A.I.F. at Gallipoli and in Egypt and France. He was killed in action in Belgium, Oct. 1917
  • Scope and Content
    Describes the journey from Egypt to Gallipoli, 14-22 Aug. 1915, trench warfare on the peninsula and the evacuation, 19 Dec. 1915
  • Source
    Presented by J. Booth, 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
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Copyright holder:: assignee of Private John Booth
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: It is your responsibility to seek permission from the copyright holder
    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 2972, frames 211 - 230
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1030919
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