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846043
  • Title
    Norris war diaries, 1915, and narrative 1914-1916 / Sam Norris
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1914-1916
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    846043
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Signaller S. Norris, a clerk, was born in Yorkshire, England and enlisted in Melbourne, Victoria aged 21, on 7 Nov. 1914. He embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray, 2 Feb. 1915 and served in the 6th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement in Egypt and Gallipoli. He was wounded at Gallipoli, returned to Australia and was discharged there in July 1916. He later returned to England as assistant canteen-sergeant on the troopship Nestor, Nov. 1916
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Sam Norris war diary, 1 February 1915 -1 May 1915

    ITEM 02
    Sam Norris war diary, 29 April 1915-5 July 1916

    ITEM 03
    Sam Norris war narrative, 'There and back', 11 April 1914-18 November 1916
  • Source
    Purchased from Sam Norris, 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 4897, frames 1 - 137
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