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872467
  • Title
    Nicholson diaries, 14 January 1916-23 May 1918 / William Henry Nicholson
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    14 January 1916-23 May 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872467
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4929, frames 241-388
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    W. H. Nicholson, a boundary rider of Bonshaw, New South Wales was born in Queenscliff, Victoria and enlisted in Inverell, New South Wales aged 18, 19 Aug. 1915. He embarked from Sydney on board RMS Osterley, 15 Jan. 1916 and served as a private with the 2nd Company, 3rd Battalion of the 1st Brigade, A.I.F. He returned to Sydney on the Kenilworth Castle, 23 May 1918 and was discharged as medically unfit for further service on 22 Nov. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    William Henry Nicholson diary, 19 August 1915-31 December 1916

    ITEM 02
    William Henry Nicholson diary, 1 January 1917-23 May 1918
  • Source
    Purchased from W. H. Nicholson, 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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