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863029
  • Title
    Geddes diaries, 31 March-5 September 1918 / Clifford Mervyn Geddes
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    31 March-5 September 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    863029
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4983, frames 1-132
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Corporal Clifford Mervyn Geddes, bank clerk of Chatswood, N.S.W. embarked from Sydney, NSW on board HMAT A14 Euripides, 20 Oct. 1914 and served with the 13th Battalion and 56th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement in Gallipoli and France. He became ill with dysentery at Gallipoli, was hospitalised in Malta and Cairo and was transferred to Australia on the Suffolk, 29 Jan. 1916. He returned to the war, embarking on HMAT A14 Euripides 31 Oct. 1917 for England and France where he fought in the battles of Hamel and Amiens. He returned to Australia on the Mahia, 20 July, 1919. His two brothers, Stanley Arthur Geddes and Aubrey Allen Geddes also served with the A.I.F.
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Clifford M. Geddes diary, 31 March -1 August 1918

    ITEM 02
    Clifford M. Geddes diary, 1 August-5 September 1918
  • Source
    Purchased from C. M. Geddes. 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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