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422563
  • Title
    George Horan papers, 1914-1919
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1914-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422563
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript, typescript, printed
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    George Horan, an engineer of Glebe, N.S.W., was born in Bathurst, N.S.W. and enlisted at the age of 22 in Sydney, 28 Aug. 1914. He embarked from Sydney on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914. He served with the First Division Artillery, A.I.F. in Egypt, Gallipoli, Greece, France, Belgium and England. He received the Military Medal for Gallantry and devotion to duty at Pozieres, 1916 and returned to Australia on the Port Hacking, 3 Dec. 1918. His brother, Richard Joseph Horan and uncle, George Richard Horan were both killed in action in 1915
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    George Horan letters to his father, Joseph W. Horan, 2 October 1914-22 December 1916

    ITEM 02
    George Horan letters to his father, Joseph W. Horan, 22 January 1917-23 January 1919
  • Source
    Presented by Mrs P. Goldsmith, 1967
  • General note

    Collection includes pictorial material (Photographs, Pic.Acc.1566)
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters
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