Manuscripts, oral history and pictures catalogue
Adlib Internet Server 5

Details



Print
872522
  • Title
    Scheidel letters received during World War, 12 October 1914-10 November 1919 / Lillian Scheidel
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2948
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    12 October 1914-10 November 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872522
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Miss Lillian Scheidel's brother, Norman Philip Scheidel, a law clerk of Waverley, New South Wales and a number of his friends in New Guinea formed a group called the Swastika Boys, who enlisted for war service with 21st Militia Citizen Forces and 1st N & N Expeditionary Horse in New Guinea 1914. Only two of the group survived. In 25 June 1915 at the age of 21 Norman Scheidel embarked from Sydney on board Transport A40 Ceramic and served with the 18th Battalion. He was killed in action at Gallipoli, 22 Aug. 1915
  • Scope and Content
    6 letters, including those from N. Philip Scheidel, Lieutenant Leo James Corrigan (killed in action, 20 Sept. 1917), Lieutenant Wilfred Wallace Crampton (returned to Australia 31 Dec. 1918), and Sergeant F. R. Hedges (returned to Australia 2 June 1919). Includes notes and annotations by Miss Scheidel.
  • Source
    Presented by Miss I. Scheidel, 1961
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright - This collection has multiple rights owners
    Research & study copies allowed: Applies only to material in which the author has been deceased for more than 50 years
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters

    Microfilm : CY 4887, frames 25 - 51
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1014641
  • Creator/Author/Artist
  • Name
  • Subject
  • Open Rosetta viewer

View Media Files

2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.

Share this result by email