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422423
  • Title
    Edmondson diaries, 1916-1918 / George Edward Edmondson
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1916-1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422423
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4949, frames 1-139
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    George Edward Edmondson, a customs clerk of Redfern, Sydney was born in Waverley and enlisted at Marrickville aged 23, 17 Jan. 1916. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire, 11 May 1916 and served as a gunner in the 25th Battery, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, in France and Belgium. He was gassed at Messines Ridge on 22 July 1917 and returned to Australia on the Balmoral Castle, 1 Feb. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    George Edward Edmondson diary, 11 May-17 September 1916

    ITEM 02
    George Edward Edmondson diary, 18 September-8 December 1916

    ITEM 03
    George Edward Edmondson diary, 9 December 1916-12 July 1917

    ITEM 04
    George Edward Edmondson diary, 13 July 1917-29 March 1918

    ITEM 05
    George Edward Edmondson notes, 1915
  • Source
    Purchased from George E. Edmondson, 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
  • General note

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