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991175
  • Title
    Stanley Dewhurst diary, 8 January-20 September 1917
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 8661
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    8 January-20 September 1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    991175
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.02 metres of textual material (1 folder) - typescript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Stanley Dewhurst, clerk of Mosman, Sydney was born in Crookwell, New South Wales and enlisted in the A.I.F. aged 22, 14 Feb. 1916. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A60 Aeneas, 30 Sept. 1916 and served with the Howitzer Brigade 116 and 3rd Army Field Artillery Brigade in France. He returned to Australia on HT Pakeha, 24 Nov. 1919
    His brother Vivian Dewhurst served with the 4th Field Artillery Brigade on the Western Front and returned to Australia 3 May 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Diary, probably written in England in 1917, of his experiences in France and Belgium after arriving at Calais in Jan. 1917, including events in camp, duties as driver, bombardments and gas attacks and an accident while transporting ammunitions followed by hospitalisation in England.
    With one postcard from Stanley Dewhurst to his mother Mrs A. Dewhurst at Mosman, postmarked 26 November 1916 at Salisbury, UK.
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales
    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 : 997877
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