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423236
  • Title
    Liddle diary and notebook, June 1915-December 1918 / James Robert Liddle
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    June 1915-December 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    423236
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 2555, frames 1-186
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Staff-Sergeant J. R. Liddle, a cashier, was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He enlisted at Liverpool, New South Wales, 1 Mar. 1915 aged 27 years, having previously served with No. 3 Auckland Native Rifles. He embarked from Sydney on board Transport A40 Ceramic, 25 June 1915 and served with 18th Battallion 5th Brigade in Gallipoli and France. He was wounded twice, at Gallipoli, 22 Aug. 1915 and in France, 5 Aug. 1916 and was on the staff of the musketry school at Tidworth in England Sept. 1917-Dec. 1918. He returned to Australia on the Burmah, 14 Dec. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Liddle diary, June 1915-December 1918

    ITEM 02
    Liddle notebook of rifle instruction, September 1917-December 1918
  • Source
    Purchased from J. R. Liddle, 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
    Microfilm copy available at CY 2555, frames 1 - 186
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