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  • Title
    Pyke diaries, 14 September 1914-31 December 1917, and papers, 1914-1918 / Arthur Richard Pyke
  • Creator
  • Level of description
  • Date

    14 September 1914-1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.05 metres of textual material and cartographic material (1 box) - manuscript, printed

    Gunner A. R. Pyke, bush labourer of Paddington, New South Wales, enlisted at the age of 26, 17 Sept. 1914 and embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic, 22 Dec. 1914. He served in the 8th Australian Army Service Corps, Ammunition Section, in Egypt, 1 Feb. -13 May 1915 and Gallipoli 17 May-26 June 1915, 2 Oct.-19 Nov. 1915. He was an instructor of signalling and staff duty work in France 3 Sept. 1916-27 May 1917. Ill health caused his return to Sydney, N.S.W. on HT Demosthenes, 27 Sept. 1917. He took up land in a Soldier Settlement area at Clinton near Inverell, Nov. 1917
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    Arthur Richard Pyke diary, 14 September 1914-7 December 1915

    ITEM 02
    Arthur Richard Pyke diary, 1 January-31 December 1917

    ITEM 03
    Arthur Richard Pyke postcards, December 1914-November 1916

    ITEM 04
    Arthur Richard Pyke miscellaneous papers, 1914-1918

    ITEM 05
    Survey Department map of Cairo and environs, 1912, from the Arthur Richard Pyke papers
  • Source
    Purchased from A. R. Pyke, 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
    Copyright holder:: State Library of New South Wales
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: May be copied for reference and publication
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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