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872453
  • Title
    Morris war diaries, 18 October 1914-22 February 1917, with Turkish Koran, diary and proclamation / Alfred Prichard Kington Morris
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    18 October 1914-22 February 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872453
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4917, frames 1-509
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript, printed
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Alfred Morris, journalist of Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, was born in Geelong, Victoria and enlisted aged 21 years on 18 Aug. 1914. He embarked from Sydney on board Transport A27 Southern, 23 Sept. 1914. He served as stretcher bearer and Medical Sergeant in the 1st and 12th Light Horse Regiments at Gallipoli and in Egypt, Sinai and Palestine. He was promoted to Sergeant 15 Mar. 1916, returned to Australia on HT Euripides, 22 Jan. 1917 and was discharged 12 July 1917. Alfred Morris later served in World War II, 1941-1945
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Alfred Prichard Kington Morris diary, 18 October 1914-October 1915

    ITEM 02
    Alfred Prichard Kington Morris diary, 17 October 1915-11 May 1916

    ITEM 03
    Alfred Prichard Kington Morris diary, 11 May 1916-14 September 1916

    ITEM 04
    Alfred Prichard Kington Morris diary, 15 September 1916-22 February 1917

    ITEM 05
    Diary of a Turkish officer, captured at Gallipoli, in papers of Alfred Prichard Kington Morris, ca. 1915-1916

    ITEM 06
    Koran in Turkish language, from papers of Alfred Prichard Kington Morris, August 1915

    ITEM 07
    Alfred Prichard Kington Morris miscellaneous papers, 1915
  • Source
    Purchased from A. P. Morris, 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
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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