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423084
  • Title
    Philip Ernest Owen scrapbook and war diary, ca. 1916-1919
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1916-1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    423084
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4124, frames 1-134
  • Physical Description
    0.06 metres of textual material (1 box, 1 folder) - manuscript, printed
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Philip Ernest Owen, a marine steward of Penshurst, Sydney, New South Wales was born in Balmain, Sydney and enlisted at the show ground camp in Dec. 1916 aged 29. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A68 Anchises, 24 Jan. 1917 and in July 1917 transferred from 1st Pioneer Battalion, 9th Reinforcement to the 17th Infantry Battalion. He was invalided from France to England Apr. 1918 with gas poisoning and was accidently injured in a dugout in Belgium, Aug. 1918. He returned to Australia on HT Ceramic, Jan. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Philip Ernest Owen scrapbook and war diary, 23 November 1916-ca. 1919

    ITEM 02
    Philip Ernest Owen miscellaneous items, ca. 1916-1919
  • Source
    Purchased from Mrs E. Maunsey, 1965
  • General note

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