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862201
  • Title
    Todd war diary, 3 August 1914-29 February 1916 / Arthur Todd
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2741
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    3 August 1914-29 February 1916
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    862201
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Surgeon-Lieutenant Arthur Charles Robert Todd enlisted in 1914 at the age of 25, was appointed surgeon-on-probation on 17 August 1914 and was surgeon on HMAS Sydney until 30 Nov. 1917. He was one of two Royal Australian Navy surgeons on board H.M.A.S. Sydney during its engagement with the German raider SMS Emden on 9 November 1914, and for his work in tending the wounded was presented with a commemorative medallion made from one of the silver dollars salvaged from the Emden and the Western Australia Emden Medal.
  • Scope and Content
    Diary and incomplete typed transcript describing daily routine on board the H.M.A.S. Sydney, including an account of the sinking of the Emden by H.M.A.S. Sydney 9 Nov. 1914, and patrols in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans 24 Dec. 1914-29 Feb. 1916
  • Source
    Purchased ca. 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
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales<br>
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication<br>
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Available on microfilm : CY 2248, fr. 109 - 460
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1055435
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