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872443
  • Title
    Mitchell diary, 8 May 1915-1 September 1918 / K. J. Mitchell
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1790
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    8 May 1915-1 September 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872443
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    1 volume
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Private Keith James Mitchell, shop assistant of South Yarra, Melbourne was born in Prahan, Melbourne, enlisted aged 21, 11 Jan. 1915 and embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana, 4 June 1915. He served with the 6th Field Ambulance in Egypt, 8 May-2 Sept. 1915 and at the Dardanelles 3 Sept.-19 Dec. 1915. He was invalided to Australia 13 Mar. 1916, returning on HMTS Nestor. After a period of leave he again embarked from Melbourne on HMAT A54 Runic for France, 20 June 1916, serving in the 10th Field Ambulance until 1 Sept. 1918. He returned to Australia on the Armagh, 18 May 1919 and later served in Singapore during the 2nd World War
  • Scope and Content
    Describes his duties as a stretcher bearer in dressing stations. The 1918 diary entries are written in the blank pages of a notebook previously used by a German soldier. Includes a typed transcript 8 May-19 Dec. 1915
  • Source
    Presented by K. J. Mitchell, 192- 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
    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 diaries
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4085, frames 1 - 149
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1038148
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