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864155
  • Title
    Hamilton war diaries, 13 March 1916-3 July 1919 / Robert Saunderson Hamilton
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    13 March 1916-3 July 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    864155
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Robert Saunderson Hamilton, clerk of Mascot, Sydney, New South Wales embarked at the age of 19 from Sydney, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney, 5 Nov. 1917. He served in the Australian Army Medical Corps on the hospital ship Karoola 10 Aug. 1916-25 April 1917 when he transferred to the Artillery, 10th Brigade, 39th Battery as a gunner. After training in Egypt and England, he served in France and Belgium 14 Mar. 1918-24 Feb. 1919. He disembarked in Sydney 1 July 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Robert Saunderson Hamilton diary, 13 March 1916-26 April 1917

    ITEM 02
    Robert Saunderson Hamilton diary, 5 November 1917-11 February 1919

    ITEM 03
    Robert Saunderson Hamilton diary, 11 February-3 July 1919
  • Source
    Purchased from R. S. Hamilton, 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
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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