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872489
  • Title
    Pearce war diaries, 30 June 1915-26 December 1917 / Maurice Evelyn Pearce
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    30 June 1915-26 December 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872489
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Maurice Pearce, station overseer of Orange, N.S.W. enlisted in the First Light Horse Brigade aged 25 years, 10 Mar. 1915 and embarked from Sydney on HMAT A65 Clan McEwen, 28 June 1915. He served in the 6th Reinforcements to the 1st Regiment in Egypt, later at Gallipoli, 28 Sept.-20 Dec. 1915, Egypt, 26 Dec. 1915-7 Feb. 1916 and Sinai Peninsular 8 Feb. -26 Dec. 1917. He returned to Australia on HT Euripides, 15 Aug. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Maurice Evelyn Pearce diary, 4 August 1914-1 September 1916

    ITEM 02
    Maurice Evelyn Pearce diary, 2 September 1916-22 April 1917

    ITEM 03
    Maurice Evelyn Pearce diary, 20 May-26 December 1917

    ITEM 04
    Maurice Evelyn Pearce diary extracts, 1917-1919
  • Source
    Purchased from M. E. Pearce, 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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