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  • Title
    Mercer papers, 9 December 1917-19 June 1919 / Harold Mercer
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1143
  • Level of description
  • Date

    9 December 1917-19 June 1919
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript, typescript, printed

    Corporal Harold Mercer, a journalist of Sydney, New South Wales, was born in Brisbane, Queensland and enlisted in Sydney 12 Apr. 1917 aged 35. He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A74 Marathon, 10 May 1917 and served with the 1st Battalion in France. He returned to Australia on the Karoa, May 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Diary describing the front near Caestre, duties with the Salvage Corps, and hospitalisation in London.
    Includes poems and press contributions, published 1918-1919
  • Source
    Purchased from H. Mercer, 1919 Part of the European War Collecting Project (also known as the Soldiers' Diaries Collection or War Diaries Collection), established by the Trustees of the Mitchell Library in 1918
  • 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 papers
    Microfilm copy available at CY 4451
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823811
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