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872436
  • Title
    Makinson letter diaries, 10 April 1915-3 January 1916 / Frank T. Makinson
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    10 April 1915-3 January 1916
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872436
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4388, frames 1-39
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 folder) - carbon typescript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Private F. T. Makinson, a solicitor's managing clerk of Neutral Bay, Sydney was born in Ashfield, Sydney, enlisted at the age of 35 at Roseberry Park Racecourse on 14 Sept. 1914 and embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on Transport A38 Ulysses, 22 Dec. 1914. He served in the 13th Battalion, 4th Brigade of the A.I.F. at Gallipoli 26 Apr.-18 Dec. 1915 and was evacuated to Sandy Bay in Egypt 3 Jan. 1916 before departing for France, June 1916. He was killed in action in France, 29 Aug. 1916
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Frank Makinson diary, 10 April-7 June 1915

    ITEM 02
    Frank Makinson diary, 30 May 1915-3 January 1916
  • Source
    Presented by Mrs Makinson, 1917 and Mrs J. H. Makinson, 1950 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

    There is a printed version in the Sydney mail, 26 Apr. 1916, p. 18
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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