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872486
  • Title
    Osborne diary, 16 December 1916-22 August 1919 / William Toovey Osborne
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2936
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    16 December 1916-22 August 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872486
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Driver W. T. Osborne, an automobile mechanic of Rockhampton, Queensland was born in London, England and enlisted aged 24, on 22 Feb. 1916. He embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic, 16 Dec. 1916 and served in the 6th Motor Transport Company in France and Belgium 30 Mar. 1917-20 May 1919. He returned to Australia on HT Frankfurt, 20 Aug. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Diary describes his work on motor transports taking goods from railheads to Battery Headquarters, often under heavy fire
  • Source
    Purchased from W. T. Osborne, 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
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 997902
  • Conservation note

    Requires rehousing.
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  • Subject
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