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422467
  • Title
    Brown war diary, February 10, 1914 - November 5, 1918 / Herbert A. Brown
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 5
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    February 10, 1914 - November 5, 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422467
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    H. A. Brown served in the Royal Navy, 1901-May 1913, when he joined the Royal Australian Navy and came to Australia on the submarine A.E.2, which subsequently escorted troop transports to Egypt and was sunk in the Dardanelles 30 Apr. 1915, after which he was a prisoner in Turkish camps until Nov. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    Describes voyage from England to Sydney, 10 Feb.-24 May 1914, experiences in camps at Afion-Kara-Hissar, May-Oct. 1915, Kingre, Oct. 1915-Jan. 1916 and Beleredik Feb. 1916-Oct. 1918. Describes i.a. life in prison camps, building roads and railways and enforced marches, deaths from fever and release Nov. 1918. Includes miscellaneous notes at both ends
  • Source
    Purchased from Herbert A. 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
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
    Copyright status:: In copyright
  • Finding Aids
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm copy available at: CY 2662, frames 1 - 41
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1081198
  • Conservation note

    Requires rehousing.
  • Subject
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