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866743
  • Title
    Halse war diary, 1 February 1916-4 May 1917/ Edward George Halse
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLDOC 2412
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1 February 1916-4 May 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    866743
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Edward George Halse of Manly, N.S.W. served with the South African Pioneer Battalion in German East Africa for 3 years before his death from pneumonia while on furlough on 12 Oct. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    Describes experiences with the British forces in German East Africa, particularly events and the bad conditions experienced by the troops during the South African Horse’s East Africa Campaign from early 1916 to early 1917 in present-day Kenya and Tanzania
  • Source
    Purchased from Miss V. I. Norman, 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

    Microfilm copy available at CY 4871, frames 413-436
    Digitised from the microfilm copy in 2009
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 903968
  • Subject
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