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423192
  • Title
    Wood diary with sketch map, April-October 1916 / Bertie Arthur Wood
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1680
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    April-October 1916
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    423192
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Bertie Arthur Wood, born in England and a gasfitter of Junee, New South Wales, embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic at the age of 22, on 14 April 1916. He was a corporal with the 56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Forces, in Egypt. He did not see active service, and was discharged after losing the sight of one eye, returning to Australia on HT Borda, 17 Aug. 1916
  • Scope and Content
    Diary, 8 April - 13 Oct. 1916 describing voyage from Sydney to Port Said on the Ceramic, 15 Apr. - 13 May, experiences in camp in Egypt and return voyage to Sydney on S.S. Borda, 17 Aug. - 19 Sept. 1916
  • Source
    Purchased from Bertie Wood, ca. 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
    Copyright holder:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1037158
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