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950207
  • Title
    Item 01: Edward Sparke letter diary, 23 August 1914-June 1917
  • Call number
    MLMSS 3042/Item 1
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    23 August 1914-June 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    950207
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    1 volume
  • Scope and Content
    Diary in the form of letters, written from camp in Queens Park, Sydney, on board troopship A14 and from Mena Camp, Egypt Dec. 1914-Mar. 1915. His entries from Mudros Bay 24 Apr. 1915 and Anzac Cove 30 Apr. 1915 describe the landing at Gallipoli and stretcher-bearing there. He describes training in Sarpi camp on Lemnos, fighting in France where he served as a platoon commander, 4 Apr. 1916-18 May 1917, being wounded at Bullecourt May 1917 and hospital in Wandsworth England, June 1917. Includes short stories and articles
  • 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
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1043331
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