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877361
  • Title
    Taylor war diary, 16 January 1916-22 July 1919 / Tom Taylor
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 3048
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    16 January 1916-22 July 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    877361
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.01 metres of textual material - manuscript, printed, maps, photographs
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Sapper Thomas Taylor, a postal official of Moss Vale, New South Wales enlisted in the 30th Infantry Battalion in January 1916 aged 19 years and sailed for Egypt 9 April 1916 on HMAT Nestor. He was transferred to the 5th Division Signal Company in September 1916 and served in France and Belgium August 1916-April 1919, returning to Australia on HT Durham, 22 May 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Diary describes in narrative form the journey from Sydney to Egypt, camp life in Egypt and England, trench warfare in France and Belgium, including descriptions of actions at Montauban, Bapaume, Bullecourt, Ypres and Villers-Bretonneux and including training and operations as a wireless operator
  • Source
    Purchased from Tom Taylor, 1922 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:: State Library of New South Wales
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Titled by author: Memoirs & Diary of My Service in the A.I.F.
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4911, frames 171 - 292
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1064044
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