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872528
  • Title
    W. F. Simmons diary, 1 February-20 June 1917
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2919
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1 February-20 June 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    872528
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    William Foster Simmons, a doctor, of Summer Hill, New South Wales enlisted in 1914 and served in the Australian Navy and Military Forces in Rabaul before applying for a commission in the A.I.F., aged 27, 28 Mar. 1916. He served with the 6th Field Ambulance in the casualty clearing stations in the Bapaume and Pozieres areas in France. He returned to Australia on the Sardinia, 19 Apr. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Diary describes work in the casualty clearing station and life in the ANZAC Corps 6th Field Ambulance at the front in France. The diary is marked 'Book III'
  • Source
    Purchased in 1975
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 997895
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