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866750
  • Title
    Hyder's letter to his mother, written 27-28 July 1915 / Laurie E. Hyder
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLDOC 2415
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    27-28 July 1915
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    866750
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Laurie E. Hyder, a furniture packer of Melbourne, Vic. was born in Coleraine, New South Wales. He enlisted 17 Aug. 1914 and embarked from Melbourne on HMAT A20 Hororata, 19 October 1914. He served as a private in the 6th Battalion of the Australian Imperial Forces in Gallipoli and returned to Australia 15 August 1915.
  • Scope and Content
    Letter from Laurie E. Hyder to his mother, begun on the evening of the 27th July and finished the next morning. It was written from Luna Park Heliopolis in Egypt and posted from London, and describes his experiences including a graphic account of the landing at Gallipoli
  • Source
    Presented by L. E. Hyder, 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:: assignee of L. E. Hyder
    Approval for reproduction required:
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4871, frames 437-448
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1025693
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