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1027057
  • Title
    Item 01: Arthur Edward Matthews war narrative, 1916-1917
  • Call number
    MLMSS 8917/Box 1/Item 1
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1916-1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1027057
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    1 folder
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Arthur Edward Matthews, a gunsmith of Battersea, London enlisted with the A.I.F. at Liverpool, N.S.W. aged 24, 3 Jan. 1916. He was wounded in action 20 Apr. 1918 and returned to Australia on the Karoa 28 Mar. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    ‘The Campaign on the Somme in the Winter of 1916-17.' Typewritten narrative of events in France while serving with the 3rd Battalion, including his promotions to lance corporal, corporal and sergeant, with graphic descriptions of trench warfare in Picardy, Albert, Bapaume and with the 1st Brigade at Bullecourt, May 1917
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • Finding Aids
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1027064
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