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423090
  • Title
    Lewis war diary, August 1917-March 1919 / James Ray Lewis
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1688
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    August 1917-March 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    423090
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    James Ray Lewis, farmer of Bogan Gate, Parkes, New South Wales, was 19 years old when he enlisted, 16 Aug. 1917. He embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides, 31 Oct. 1917 and served with the 17th Battalion in France. He was wounded in the attack on Mt. St. Quentin 31 Aug. 1918. After treatment in military hospitals in England he returned to Australia Feb. 1919 on the hospital ship Tokada, and was discharged 13 Mar. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Covers the period August 1917 to March 1919. Describes training camps in Australia, life on board the transport Euripides, 31 Oct.-26 Dec. 1917, active service in France 1918, leave in England, and the return voyage to Sydney, 25 Dec. 1918-14 Feb. 1919
  • Source
    Purchased from J. R. Lewis, 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
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1037159
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