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865456
  • Title
    James war reminiscences, August 1914-August 1918 / Mrs Britomarte James
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2871
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    August 1914-August 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    865456
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Mrs B. James of Melbourne Victoria, mother of two sons in the Australian army went to England 27 Sept. 1916 when her eldest son was wounded. There she joined the Women's Army Auxilliary Corps on its formation, and was a Unit Administrator in Nottingham, England and Boulogne in France. In May 1918 she returned to England, arranged her discharge and went back to Australia, arriving in Melbourne 22 Aug. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    Describes her trip to England, London in war time, social gatherings, her work in the Women's Army Auxilliary Corps and air raids
  • Source
    Purchased from B. James, 1921 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
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    This collection includes pictorial material. See Pic.Acc.1566
    Microfilm : CY 4887, frames 67 - 143
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1043325
  • Subject
  • Open Rosetta viewer

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