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1059127
  • Title
    Series 03: Henry Weston Pryce papers, 14 July 1916-ca. 1933
  • Call number
    MLMSS 3444 ADD-ON 1255 (MLK 3095-MLK 3098)
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    14 July 1916-ca. 1933
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1059127
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Henry Weston Pryce, a business organiser of Waverley, New South Wales enlisted 31 May 1916, aged 25 and embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln, 20 Oct. 1916. He served with the 6th Reinforcements 9th Machine Gun Company in France, where he was wounded in action, 1 Oct. 1917. He returned to Australia 25 Nov. 1917. He began contributing to the Sun newspaper under the pseudonym Gunner 397, and was invited to join the staff. He wrote a column as Peter Persnurkus from 1922 and was feature editor.
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Henry Weston Pryce diary, 4-30 March 1916, 25 November-4 December 1916

    ITEM 02
    Henry Weston Pryce papers, 8 August 1916-23 November 1917

    ITEM 03
    Henry Weston Pryce poems and other papers, 1916-1918

    ITEM 04
    Henry Weston Pryce manuscripts, 1937-1938

    ITEM 05
    Henry Weston Pryce manuscripts, 1922-1930

    ITEM 06
    Henry Weston Pryce miscellaneous papers, 1922-ca. 1933

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