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873556
  • Title
    Claude Smith diaries, 18 October 1914-2 September 1915 / Claude Stanley Smith
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    18 October 1914-2 September 1915
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    873556
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2012
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (6 volumes in box) - manuscript, typescript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Private Claude Stanley Smith, a manufacturer's agent of Petersham, New South Wales, was born in Newcastle. He enlisted 24 Aug. 1914 aged 28, and embarked on board Transport A19 Afric with the First Expeditionary Force from Sydney on 18 Oct. 1914. He served in Gallipoli with 1st Infantry Brigade, 26 Apr. 1915, was wounded on 9 Aug. 1915, and hospitalised with influenza in England. He married Marjorie Knaggs, Apr. 1917 and returned to Australia on the Balmoral Castle, 2 Dec. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Claude Stanley Smith diary, 18 October-13 December 1914

    ITEM 02
    Claude Stanley Smith diary, 14 December 1914-23 January 1915

    ITEM 03
    Claude Stanley Smith diary, 25 January-1 March 1915

    ITEM 04
    Claude Stanley Smith diary, 2 March-3 April 1915

    ITEM 05
    Claude Stanley Smith diary, 26 April-2 September 1915

    ITEM 06
    Claude Stanley Smith diary copy, 18 October 1914-2 September 1915
  • Source
    Purchased from C.S.K. Smith, 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
    Microfilm : CY 4901A, frames 75 - 601
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