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872435
  • Title
    Marks war diary, 7 August 1914-21 December 1918 / Douglas Gray Marks
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2879
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    7 August 1914-21 December 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872435
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Colonel Douglas Gray Marks, bank clerk of Neutral Bay, Sydney applied for a commission in the A.I.F. aged 19 years, 21 Nov. 1914. He embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses, 22 December 1914 and commanded the 13th Battalion A.I.F. in action in Egypt, the Dardanelles and France. He was wounded in action at Gallipoli, 7 Aug. 1915 and in June 1916 he departed for France where he was wounded again, 11 Apr. 1917. After convalescence in England he departed for France, Aug. 1917. He returned to Australia on the Makura, Dec. 1918. He was awarded the White Eagle 5th Class and the Military Cross for services during the M.E.F. campaign, Sept.-Oct. 1916 and was awarded the DSO on 10 June 1918.
  • Scope and Content
    Diary describes journey from Melbourne to Egypt on H.M.A.T. Ulysses 22 Dec. 1914-31 Jan. 1915, experiences in Egypt 1 Feb.-16 Apr. 1915, action in the Dardanelles 25 Apr.-31 Dec. 1915, return to Egypt 2 Jan. 1916, further service in Egypt 2 Jan.-2 June 1916 and trench warfare in France 7 June 1916-4 Oct. 1918
  • Source
    Acquired from Col. D. Marks, 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:: 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
  • Finding Aids
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm located at CY 4379, frames 1 - 266

    Maps and printed material form part of this collection: [Maps accompanying the Douglas Marks war diary, 7 August 1914-21 December 1918] Mitchell Map Collection M Ser 4 000/1 MLMSS 2879; Military vocabulary : English, French and German military terms / by J.F.M. Haydon. Melbourne [Vic.] : Govt. Printer, [191-]. Mitchell Library H 2013/1117.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1087264
  • Conservation note

    Conservation Note : Requires rehousing.
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