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872454
  • Title
    Morris diary, 20 December 1915-22 August 1916 / Robert Irvine Morris
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2887
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    20 December 1915-22 August 1916
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872454
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Robert Irvine Morris, a motor mechanic of Pyrmont, N.S.W., was 18 years old when he embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A60 Aeneas, 20 Dec. 1915. He served with the 18th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Forces in Egypt and France where he was killed in action 26 Aug. 1916
  • Scope and Content
    Describes voyage from Sydney to Egypt on board S.S. Aeneas, 20 Dec. 1915-16 Jan. 1916, experiences in Egypt 17 Jan.-29 Mar. 1916 and action in France 2 Apr.-22 Aug. 1916
  • Source
    Purchased from Mrs 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
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales<br>
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication<br>
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Text is very faint in parts
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4919, frames 172 - 193
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1054949
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