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872523
  • Title
    Watson war diary, 1917 / William Charles Watson
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2949
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872523
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - carbon typescript, manuscript corrections
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Sergeant William Charles Watson, a clerk of Burrum, Queensland enlisted aged 25 years, 16 Aug. 1915 and embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A62 Wandilla, 31 Jan. 1916. He served with the 31st Battalion and 7th Field Ambulance in the Abbeville, Amiens and Somme areas of France in 1917. He was wounded in France, 28 Nov. 1916 and returned to Australia on hospital ship Karoola, 6 Sept. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    Narrative describing life in the trenches under fire, including a period as a despatch runner
  • Source
    Presented by W. C. Watson, 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
    Copyright holder:: assignee of William Charles Watson
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: It is your responsibility to seek permission from the copyright holder
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1064055
  • Conservation note

    Requires rehousing
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