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  • Title
    Ottway war diaries, 3 November 1915-10 May 1919 /Lancelot McArthur Ottway
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    3 November 1915-10 May 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872487
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Sergeant L. M. Ottway, ironmonger of Marrickville, Sydney, was born in Inverell, New South Wales and enlisted in the A.I.F. aged 21, on 3 Nov. 1915. He embarked on board HMAT A71 Nestor, 9 April 1916 and served with B. Company, 20th Battalion in France and Belgium, 9 May 1916-27 Aug. 1918. He supervised gun training at the Australian Corps School, 6-20 Oct. 1917, was wounded 4 Aug. 1918 and returned to Australia on HT Karoa, 10 May 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Lancelot Ottway diary, 3 November 1915-9 May 1916

    ITEM 02
    Lancelot Ottway diary, 10 September 1916-14 September 1917

    ITEM 03
    Lancelot Ottway diary, 14 September 1917-9 April 1918

    ITEM 04
    Lancelot Ottway diary, 10 April-10 December 1918

    ITEM 05
    Lancelot Ottway diary, 10 December 1918-10 May 1919
  • Source
    Purchased from L. M. Ottway, 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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