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897612
  • Title
    Gordon war narrative, ca. 1914-1917 / Alexander Dundas Gordon
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1629
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1914-1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    897612
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - carbon typescript with manuscript corrections
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    A. D. Gordon, a chemist's assistant of Watsons Bay, Sydney was born in Cooktown, Queensland and enlisted in Sydney aged 26, 25 Aug. 1914. He embarked from Sydney on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914 and served as a private in the 1st Field Ambulance, Australian Army Medical Corps, 18 Oct. 1914 to Oct. 1915. He was invalided and returned to Sydney on the Karoola, 6 Dec. 1916
  • Scope and Content
    Describes experiences in Mena Hospital, Egypt and on the troopship Benares taking wounded men from Gallipoli
  • Source
    Purchased from A.D. Gordon, 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
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder<br>
  • General note

    On cover; "A few experiences on Active Service by one of the 'Boys of the Dardanelles', 1917"
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1037156
  • Conservation note

    Requires rehousing
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  • Subject
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