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872462
  • Title
    Murray diaries, 27 August 1914-5 November 1918 / E. Murray
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    27 August 1914-5 November 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872462
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4934, frames 71-472
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Sergeant Ernest Murray, an engineers mechanic was born in Surry Hills, Sydney and enlisted in the A.I.F. on 27 Aug. 1914, aged 33. He embarked from Sydney on board Transport A19 Afric, 18 Oct. 1914 and served in the 1st Field Company Engineers in Egypt, Gallipoli, France and Belgium. He was awarded the Military Medal and a bar for his bravery during the operations of 25-26th Sept. 1917 at Polygon Wood, France. He was wounded in action 30 Jan. 1918 and hospitalised in England, before returning to Australia on the Boonah, 21 Sept. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Ernest Murray diary, 27 August 1914-31 January 1915

    ITEM 02
    Ernest Murray diary, 1 February-6 April 1915

    ITEM 03
    Ernest Murray diary, 8 April-31 December 1915

    ITEM 04
    Ernest Murray diary, 1 January 1916-11 July 1917

    ITEM 05
    Ernest Murray diary, 11 July-31 December 1917

    ITEM 06
    Ernest Murray diary, 1 April 1918-5 November 1918
  • Source
    Purchased from E. Murray, 1920 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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