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862952
  • Title
    Edmonds diaries, 21 December 1917-27 January 1918 / Frederick Leonard Edmonds
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    21 December 1917-27 January 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    862952
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Frederick Leonard Edmonds, carpenter of Redfern, N.S.W., was born in England and lived in Sydney, serving four years in the Parramatta B Squad Light Horse before enlisting at the age of 25 with A.I.F. 7th Field Company Engineers in Sept. 1915. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A23 Suffolk, 22 Dec. 1915 and served as driver in Egypt 1916-1917. He was appointed acting Regimental Quarter Master Sergeant and attached to Captain Frank Hurley, official photographer in Egypt and Sinai, Dec. 1917-Feb.1918. After returning to permanent rank of Company Quarter Master Sergeant, a period in the Camel Transport Corp Mar. 1918 and hospitalisation May 1918 he returned to Australia on H.T. Wiltshire, 30 Aug. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Frederick Leonard Edmonds diary, 21 December 1917-3 January 1918

    ITEM 02
    Frederick Leonard Edmonds diary, 6 January 1918-25 January 1918

    ITEM 03
    Frederick Leonard Edmonds diary, 21 December 1917-27 January 1918
  • Source
    Purchased from F. L. Edmonds, 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 available at CY 4467, frames 1 - 86
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