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879328
  • Title
    Whettam diaries, 14 January 1915-21 September 1918 / Eric Whettam
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    14 January 1915-21 September 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    879328
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4901A, frames 1-74
  • Physical Description
    0.01 metres of textual material (1 box)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Eric Whettam, station hand of Lewisham, N.S.W., enlisted Jan. 1915 as a trooper with 6th Light Horse Regiment, Australian Imperial Forces. He served in Egypt with the 1st Composite Cavalry Regiment, Western Frontier Force, Nov. 1915-Jan. 1916, with 15th Australian Field Artillery, 5th Division in France June 1916-Mar. 1917 and with 6th Australian Field Artillery Brigade in Flanders, Mar.-Oct. 1917. He was invalided in Oct. 1917 and returned to Australia in June 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    E. Whettam diary, 14 January 1915-30 December 1915

    ITEM 02
    E. Whettam diary, 1 January 1916-21 December 1918

    ITEM 03
    Leather wallet accompanying E. Whettam diaries, 1915-1918

    ITEM 04
    Newspaper map accompanying E. Whettam diaries, 1915-1918
  • Source
    Purchased from E. Whettam, 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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