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864180
  • Title
    Harris war diaries, 6 September 1915-25 May 1919 / Herbert H. Harris
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    6 September 1915-25 May 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    864180
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Herbert Henry Harris, lift controller of Redfern, Sydney, was born in Mudgee, New South Wales and enlisted on 11 Aug. 1915 at the age of 42. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A29 Suevic, on 20 Dec.1915 and served with the 55th Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces in France and Belgium. He was promoted to corporal in the Military Police, 1 Sept. 1917 and returned to Australia on the Trasos Montes, 8 Apr. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Herbert Henry Harris diary, 23 December 1915-4 December 1916

    ITEM 02
    Herbert Henry Harris diary, 6 December 1916-17 March 1917

    ITEM 03
    Herbert Henry Harris diary, 20 March 1917-1 August 1917

    ITEM 04
    Herbert Henry Harris diary, 1 August 1917-31 May 1918

    ITEM 05
    Herbert Henry Harris diary, 31 May 1918-25 May 1919
  • Source
    Purchased from H. H. Harris, 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
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Copyright holder:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm located at CY 4964, frames 1 - 414
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