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865420
  • Title
    Holt diaries, 4 June 1915-13 October 1919 / Oliver Lucien Samuel Holt
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    4 June 1915-13 October 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    865420
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.20 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Oliver Lucien Samuel Holt, a school teacher of Grafton, New South Wales, was born in London, England. He enlisted at the age of 23 in the A.I.F. in Brisbane, Queensland, June 1915 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A23 Suffolk, 28 July 1915. He served as Lance Corporal in the 3rd Australian Field Ambulance in Egypt, Gallipoli, France and Belgium and returned to Australia in Oct. 1919. He was wounded twice and spent much time on an education scheme for his unit.
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 29 June 1915-13 December 1915

    ITEM 02
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 1 January 1916-23 August 1916

    ITEM 03
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 24 August 1916-23 March 1917

    ITEM 04
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 27 March-25 August 1917

    ITEM 05
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 26 September-13 December 1917

    ITEM 06
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 5 January-8 April 1918

    ITEM 07
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 9-28 April 1918

    ITEM 08
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 30 April 1918-27 May 1918

    ITEM 09
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 26 May-21 June 1918

    ITEM 10
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 29 June-11 August 1918

    ITEM 11
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 13 August-28 October 1918

    ITEM 12
    Oliver L. S. Holt diary, 19 November 1918-October 1919

    ITEM 13
    Brief synopsis of war diary / O. L. S. Holt, 1920?
  • Source
    Purchased from O. L. Holt, 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
    Microfilm : CY 4875, frames 1 - 723
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