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873552
  • Title
    Schaeffer war diaries, 14 July 1915-18 February 1919 / Louis Eugene Michael Schaeffer
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    14 July 1915-18 February 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    873552
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4901B, frames 1-139
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Private Louis Eugene Michael Schaeffer, clerk of Darlington, New South Wales enlisted aged 20 years, 15 June 1915 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A67 Orsova, 14 July 1915. He served as an orderly with the Australian Army Medical Corps in the surgical ward of the S. S. Karoola, No. 1 Australian hospital ship and was transferred to the 17th Field Ambulance, July 1917. He returned to Australia on HT Orca, 3 Apr. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Louis E. Schaeffer war diary, 14 July-2 December 1915

    ITEM 02
    Louis E. Schaeffer war diary, 17 December 1915-18 February 1916
  • Source
    Purchased from L. E. Schaeffer, 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
  • General note

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