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862967
  • Title
    Evans war diaries, August 1914-December 1918 / Maurice Cann Evans
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    August 1914-December 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    862967
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4960, frames 1-658
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Maurice Cann Evans, an agricultural student of Kyogle, New South Wales, was born in Budleigh Salterton, England. He enlisted at Victoria Barracks at the age of 19 in Aug. 1914 and embarked from Sydney on Transport A27 Southern, 23 Sept. 1914 to serve with the 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance in Egypt and Palestine until 31 Oct. 1918. He returned to Australia on S.S. Port Darwin, 24 Dec. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    M.C. Evans war diary, August 1914-29 October 1915

    ITEM 02
    M.C. Evans war diary, Mar. 1915-3 July 1916

    ITEM 03
    M.C. Evans war diary, 3 July-3 November 1916

    ITEM 04
    M.C. Evans war diary, 4 November 1916-16 June 1917

    ITEM 05
    M.C. Evans war diary, 16 June-8 November 1917

    ITEM 06
    M.C. Evans war diary, 12 November 1917-26 March 1918

    ITEM 07
    M.C. Evans war diary, 4 April-8 September 1918

    ITEM 08
    M.C. Evans war diary, 11 September-24 December 1918

    ITEM 09
    M.C. Evans papers, 10 July-29 October 1916
  • Source
    Purchased from M.C. Evans, 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
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