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879209
  • Title
    Wilson diaries, 17 May 1916-1 June 1919 / John Davison Wilson
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    17 May 1916-1 June 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    879209
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 box)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Corporal J. D. Wilson, Blacksmith of Shepparton, Victoria, served with Headquarters Pioneers, 37th Battalion, later 39th Battalion, A.I.F. He served in France and Flanders in the region of Armentieres, Houplines and later the Somme, sometimes attached to Transports from 22 Nov. 1916 to 9 Nov. 1918, when he was invalided to England. He returned to Australia 16 May 1919 on HMAT Shropshire
  • Scope and Content
    14 diaries describing wartime experiences
  • Source
    Purchased from John D. Wilson, 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
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4951, frames 1 - 1060
  • Conservation note

    Requires rehousing
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