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872495
  • Title
    Potter diaries, 17 August 1918-16 January 1919 / Reynold Cleve Potter
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    17 August 1918-16 January 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872495
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Reynold Cleve Potter, a carpenter of Haberfield, Sydney enlisted at Victoria Barracks on 15 July 1916 at the age of 28 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A19 Afric, 3 Nov. 1916. He was an instructor in Lewis gun drill, serving with the 21st Battalion in France and Belgium. He was wounded in action in France 21 Apr. 1918, transferred to the 24th Battalion Oct. 1918 and returned to Australia on HT Argyllshire, 22 Sept. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Reynold Cleve Potter diary, Aug.-Oct. 1918

    ITEM 02
    Reynold Cleve Potter diary, 17 August 1918-16 January 1919

    ITEM 03
    Reynold Cleve Potter diary, 8 September-12 October 1918
  • Source
    Purchased from R. C Potter, 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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