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866669
  • Title
    Hill's letter from The Front, sent from London, 29 August 1915 / William John Rusden Hill
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLDOC 2480
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    29 August 1915
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    866669
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - carbon typescript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    William John Rusden Hill, a journalist from Auckland, New Zealand, joined the New Zealand Expeditionary Force at the outbreak of war and held the ranks of Lance Corporal and Second Lieutenant. He served in Samoa and at Gallipoli and died of wounds in France on 5 September 1918, aged 36. Hill was awarded the Military Cross for bravery and leadership.
  • Scope and Content
    Copy of a letter sent from London, 29 Aug. 1915, describing the author's experiences at Gallipoli and in hospital.
  • Source
    Presented by H. R. McWilliamson, 1938 From the State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries and papers, acquired by the Library independently of the European War Collecting Project
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Research & study copies allowed: Author has been deceased for more than 50 years
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: No publication without prior written approval of copyright holder
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Microfilm copy available at CY 4871, frames 1 - 15
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters
    Digital order no:Album ID : 900402
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