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844731
  • Title
    Sullivan letter diary, 27 October 1915-9 October 1917 / Eugene Sullivan
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1733
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    27 October 1915-9 October 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    844731
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 volume) - Carbon typescript with handwritten corrections
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Eugene Sullivan, a law clerk of Holdsworthy [i.e. Holsworthy], Sydney was born in Lismore, New South Wales. He enlisted at the age of 23 in the Infantry Oct. 27, 1915 in C Company, 9th Battalion, A.I.F. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A74 Marathon, 4 May 1916 and served with the Australian Army Medical Corps, 9th Field Ambulance attached to 33rd Battalion in France and Belgium. He was hospitalised in France, July 1917 and died of wounds received in action in Belgium, 17 Oct. 1917
  • Scope and Content
    The letters describe life in camps at Liverpool in New South Wales, and Salisbury Plains, England and his experiences in the trenches in France
  • Source
    Presented by Mr & Mrs Sullivan, 1920 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

    Microfilm available at CY 4653, frames 82 - 164
    Digitised from microfilm, 2007
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 879481
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