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862158
  • Title
    Morris war diaries, 8 July 1916-7 February 1919 / Leslie Morris
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    8 July 1916-7 February 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    862158
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4915, frames 1-247
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Leslie Morris, a Salvation Army officer of Haberfield, Sydney was born in Glen Innes, New South Wales and enlisted at the age of 29, 6 Dec. 1915. He embarked from Sydney on board RMS Mongolia on 8 July 1916 and served as a stretcher bearer with the 1st Australian Light Horse Field Ambulance in Egypt and Palestine, returning to Australia 3 July 1919 on HT Malta. He later re-enlisted, 17 Aug. 1920 and embarked for Rabaul 21 Aug. 1920 where he served as a medical orderly and transferred to civil administration, 9 May 1921
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Leslie Morris war diary, 8 July 1916-1 January 1918

    ITEM 02
    Leslie Morris war diary, 6 January 1916-7 February 1919
  • Source
    Donated, no date 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
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