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422475
  • Title
    Rainsford diaries, 1914-1918 / Walter Bruce Rainsford
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1914-1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422475
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4927, frames 137-644
  • Physical Description
    (2") box
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Walter Bruce Rainsford, clerk, was born in Wahroonga, Sydney. He enlisted aged 18 years, 15 Oct. 1914 and embarked from Sydney on board Transport A55 Kyarra, 28 Nov. 1914. He served in Egypt and France and helped in the formation of the Imperial Scouts Organisation. His diaries were compiled whilst sergeant with the Australian Army Medical Corps and the 14th Field Ambulance. He returned to Australia 23 Oct. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1914-1 January 1915

    ITEM 02
    Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1915-31 December 1915

    ITEM 03
    Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916

    ITEM 04
    Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 3 January 1917-31 December 1917

    ITEM 05
    Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January-31 December 1918
  • Source
    Purchased from W. Rainsford, 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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