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888188
  • Title
    Marsh letter diary, 14 January-2 March 1917 / Henry James Marsh
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLDOC 2475
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    14 January-2 March 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    888188
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - carbon typescript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Private Marsh, a railway employee from Wynnum, Queensland, enlisted at the age of 20, 19 Apr. 1916 and embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes, 22 Dec. 1916. He served as a signaller with the 47th Battalion in France and Belgium. He was killed in action in Belgium, 12 Oct. 1917
  • Scope and Content
    A diary in the form of a letter to his friend Bob, written on board the troopship Demosthenes on the voyage from Brisbane to Plymouth
  • Source
    Purchased, no date 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
    Microfilm located at CY 4903, frames 56 - 86
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1025687
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