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  • Title
    O'Hare war diary and papers, 12 August 1914-15 October 1918 / A. O'Hare
  • Creator
  • Level of description
  • Date

    12 August 1914-15 October 1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2013
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript

    Ambrose O'Hare, butler-valet, of Brookvale, New South Wales was born in Liverpool, England and served 12 years with the North Lancashire regiment and 6 months with the 1st Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force in New Guinea Aug. 1914-Feb. 1915. He re-enlisted aged 38 in A Coy 19th Battalion, 5th Infantry Brigade, 20 April 1915 and sailed on the Ceramic on 25th June for Gallipoli. O'Hare saw action at Gallipoli and in France and was promoted to sergeant. He was hospitalised with trench fever, Apr. 1918 and invalided to Australia on SS Medic, 24 Aug. 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Ambrose O'Hare war diary, 12 August 1914-15 October 1918

    ITEM 02
    Ambrose O'Hare miscellaneous papers, ca. 1914-1915
  • Source
    Purchased from O'Hare, 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
  • General note

    Diary entries are not chronological
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm : CY 4897, frames 138 - 183
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