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872525
  • Title
    Samuel Jabez Richards diary and letters to his wife, 1 January-13 July 1915
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2908
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1 January-13 July 1915
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872525
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    1 volume - xerox
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Samuel Jabez Richards, a doctor and surgeon in practice at Mount Morgan, Queensland in 1914, applied for a commission in the Australian Imperial Expeditionary Force aged 50, 26 Oct. 1914 and was appointed a major. He embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAS A55 Kyarra on 5 Dec. 1914 and was attached to the First Australian Clearing Hospital in Egypt, 23 Jan.-1 Mar. 1915 and Gallipoli, 6 Mar.-13 July 1915. He died of pneumonia at the Dardanelles, on hospital ship Sicilia, 21 July 1915 and was buried at sea
  • Scope and Content
    Copies of 1 diary and 10 letters to his wife
  • Source
    Lent for copying by Mrs L. S. Hudson, Balgowlah, New South Wales, 1975
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
  • General note

    This collection includes pictorial material. For location and description of this see Pic.Acc.3399 in Pic. Source File
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
    Digital order no:Album ID : 997894
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