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866908
  • Title
    Joyce diaries, 19 January 1916-31 December 1917 / John Joyce
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    19 January 1916-31 December 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    866908
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    John Joyce, storekeeper of Hawthorne, Victoria was born in Armagh, Ireland. He enlisted aged 28 on 27 July 1915 and embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A71 Nestor, 11 Oct. 1915. He served with the 7th Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces in northern France and Belgium. He was promoted to lance-corporal on 2 Aug. 1916, was wounded in action on 17 Aug. 1916, invalided from France to England on 21 Aug. 1916 and returned to Melbourne on HMAT Miltiades, 2 June 1917
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    John Joyce diary, 27 July 1915-21 April 1916

    ITEM 02
    John Joyce diary, 10 June-31 July 1916

    ITEM 03
    John Joyce diary, 1 August-27 August 1916

    ITEM 04
    John Joyce diary, 1 August-27 August 1916

    ITEM 05
    John Joyce miscellaneous papers, ca. 1916

    ITEM 06
    John Joyce miscellaneous papers, ca. 1915
  • Source
    Purchased from J. Joyce 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

    See locations P1/Joyce, John, and R 879 for pictorial material
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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