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889989
  • Title
    Arthur John Moore Burrowes family papers, 1915-1919, 1941
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1915-1919, 1941
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    889989
  • Physical Description
    0.30 metres of textual and graphic material - manuscript, printed, postcards, photographs
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Arthur John Moore Burrowes, a soldier of Rooty Hill, New South Wales enlisted on 26 Mar. 1917 aged 39 years and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 Dec. 1917. He served with the 18th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement in France where he was wounded 8 Aug. 1918. He was treated in various hospitals in England before returning to Sydney on the HMT Takada, Feb.-Mar. 1919. He was in Randwick Military Hospital until the end of 1919, and lived until 1969
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Arthur John Moore Burrowes letters and postcards to his family, 26 January 1918-15 September 1919

    ITEM 02
    Letters to Arthur John Moore Burrowes from his family, 4 January 1918-26 March 1919

    ITEM 03
    Arthur John Moore Burrowes diary, 26 May-3 August 1918 with newscuttings and miscellaneous Army documents, 1917-1919

    ITEM 04
    Letter by Ronald Mackenzie to Arthur John Moore Burrowes, Ruth Burrowes and other relatives, 1915-1916

    ITEM 05
    Letter by Frank Burrowes to his mother, with his poems, 1941

    ITEM 06
    Arthur John Moore Burrowes photographs, 1917-1918
  • Source
    Presented by Mrs R. Fry, 1979 From the State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries and papers, acquired by the Library independently of the European War Collecting Project
  • General note

    Pic.Acc.4529
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I pictorial material
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