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887635
  • Title
    Benham scrapbook, May 1918-March 1919 / Alfred Horace Benham
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1488
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    May 1918-March 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    887635
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2013
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 volume in folder) - manuscript, printed
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    A. H. Benham, a labourer of Dubbo, New South Wales enlisted in the 4th Battalion, A.I.F. 16 Oct. 1916 at the age of 24 and embarked from Sydney on board SS Port Nicholson, 8 Nov. 1916 and served in France 1917 to May 1918 when he was invalided to England. He returned to Australia on troopship Mamari, 21 Dec. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    Volume includes newscuttings, 20 May 1918-12 June 1919, from Dubbo Liberal, reported to be excerpts from A. H. Benham's diary while working as a munitions worker in England during June 1918-Mar. 1919. Describes the outward voyage on R.M.S. Balmoral Castle, Apr.-June 1918, experiences working at Redcar, Yorkshire, leave in England and return voyage on S.S. Kursk, Mar.-May 1919; workman's ration book, Ministry of Munitions, Hollinwood; pictures, including portrait of A.H. Benham and postcards of places abroad, ca.1918-1919, some with letters to his family on verso
  • Source
    Presented by A. H. Benham 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:: assignee of A. H. Benham
    Approval for publication required:
    Please acknowledge: : - Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    Dates of events in the diary newscuttings do not correspond with war records for Alfred Horace Benham
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I pictorial material
    Microfilm : CY 4930, frames 113 - 148
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1037296
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