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862401
  • Title
    Bowler war diary, 21 May-July 1917 / William (Bill) Gordon Bowler
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLDOC 1267
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    21 May-July 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    862401
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    (2") box
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - carbon typescript with MS additions
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Private William Gordon Bowler, a railway employee of Woolloomolloo, N.S.W. enlisted at Liverpool, 4 Apr. 1916 and embarked from Melbourne, Vic., on board HMAT A9 Shropshire, 11 May 1917. He served with the 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 1st Australian Division of the A.I.F., France and returned to Australia on the Wiltshire, 4 July 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Describes voyage from Port Melbourne to England on H.M.A. troopship Shropshire, and arrival at Parkhouse Training Camp. Written in letter form to his mother
  • Source
    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:: assignee of William Gordon Bowler
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: It is your responsibility to seek permission from the copyright holder
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4871, frames 16-58
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1025717
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