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913801
  • Title
    George Watkin Wynne family papers, 1888-1945
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2004
    SAFE/MLMSS 2004 (Safe 4/9)
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1888-1945
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    913801
  • Physical Description
    1 box and 1 portfolio of textual material
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    G. W. Wynne, b. 1872, a reporter for the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, N.S.W., became a war correspondent with the Australian Naval Contingent, ca.1900-1901. He was a major by 1911 and commanded the Australian Coronation Contingent at the coronation of King George V. His son, Leslie George Wynne, was on the composing staff of the Daily Telegraph and enlisted in 1915, serving with the 13th Battalion. He was a prisoner of war in Germany, ca.1917-1918. He was discharged in 1919
  • Scope and Content
    PORTFOLIO 1X
    a. Papers of George Watkin Wynne, 1888-1918
    Miscellaneous papers, 1891-1918

    BOX 2
    Items 1-3
    Letters received, 1888, 1911, from Frederick Sleigh Roberts and George Houston Reid, amongst others and a newscuttings book

    Items 4-6
    b. Papers of Leslie George Wynne, 1911-1945
    Includes certificates, Anzac bulletin no. 37, 2 Oct. 1916, letter of promotion to sergeant received while a prisoner of war, July 1918, a newscutting describing his experiences as a prisoner in Germany. Also includes a letter from Anthony Kimmons to Ezra North, 23 July 1945

    Foreign currency filed at SAFE/MLMSS 2004 (Safe 4 / 9)
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this manuscript collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian - Applies to SAFE/MLMSS 2004 (Safe 4/9)
  • General note

    This collection includes pictorial material at Pic.Acc.2003
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
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