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887678
  • Title
    Robert Austen Goldrick papers, 1915-1959
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1915-1959
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    887678
  • Physical Description
    0.20 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript, typescript, carbon typescript, photographs, map, newscuttings
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    R.A. Goldrick, bank clerk of Little Bay, New South Wales enlisted in Sydney on 13 Aug. 1915 aged 25 years and embarked on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916. He was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in the 36th Battalion, B Company, A.I.F. He served in France and Belgium in the Armentiers, Ypres and Steenwerch areas from 22 Nov. 1916-13 Apr. 1919, and was awarded the Military Cross. He was discharged on 25 July 1919. He resumed his work in the Government Savings bank of New South Wales, while remaining on the reserve list of officers, reaching the rank of lieutenant-colonel in 1959
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Robert Austen Goldrick letters, diary and photographs, 1915-1959

    ITEM 02
    Robert Austen Goldrick notebook, 19 May 1916-13 April 1919
  • Source
    Presented by R.A. Goldrich, 1959
  • Original held by
    Originals in Australian War Memorial, Canberra
  • General note

    Originally titled 'As you were'. Compiled in 1934, with additional material to 1959.
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
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