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899460
  • Title
    Item 01: G. T. Birkbeck diary, 30 September 1915 - 23 April 1919
  • Call number
    MLMSS 810/Item 1
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    30 September 1915 - 23 April 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    899460
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    1 folder
  • Scope and Content
    Describes leaving Liverpool camp and embarking for Suez 30 September 1915, arriving 30 Oct. 1915, camp life in Lemnos, voyage to Alexandria on Empress of Britain, 2 Jan. 1916, various camps and marches, aerial raids with heavy bombardments around Romani, Egypt, attending Zietoun machine gun school, Cairo Jan. 1918, fighting in Egypt and Palestine, and embarking on Port Sydney Mar. 1919, arriving in Sydney 15 Apr. 1919. Diary is followed by descriptions of towns in Egypt
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4872, frames 121 - 205
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1061015
  • Conservation note

    Requires rehousing.
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