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1325605
  • Title
    General Sturdee's notebook collection, 1914-1918
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1914-1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1325605
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Please see UNSW Canberra, Academy Library for full biographical details.
    http://lib.unsw.adfa.edu.au/speccoll/finding_aids/sturdee_vernon.html#prefercite1
  • Scope and Content
    This small collection comprises two notebooks and a correspondence book written by Vernon Ashton Hobart Sturdee during his World War I service at Gallipoli in 1915. Also included is a notebook of his father's Colonel Alfred Hobart Sturdee, ink sketches and photographs.
    This small collection comprises two notebooks and a correspondence book written by Captain (later Major) Vernon Ashton Hobart Sturdee during his World War I service at Gallipoli in 1915, and a notebook of his father's Colonel Alfred Hobart Sturdee, who also served at Gallipoli with his son, together with a précis of Vernon Sturdee's notebooks prepared by Brigadier K.R. Colwill. Also included are two ink sketches of landing plans for Kapa Tepe and Cape Helles coast line, and photographs of Colonel Alfred Hobart Sturdee, AIF with his brother Vice-Admiral Sir Doveton Sturdee, RN, aboard flagship HMS Hercules, at Scapa Flow, U.K., December 1916; Captain R.V. Cutler, outside dugouts at Shrapnel Gully Anzac, October 1915; and Colonel Alfred Hobart Sturdee, AIF, 1915.

    The notebooks made during the Gallipoli campaign in 1915, provide a fascinating and rare insight into the character of the writers. Personal notes about the author's are scarce in these books; their notes concern primarily the duties they were performing. Vernon Sturdee burnt most of his private papers.

    Colonel Alfred Hobart Sturdee and his son, Captain Vernon Ashton Hobart Sturdee both served on Gallipoli from the landing on 25 April 1915, until the final evacuation, except for a period when they were evacuated due to serious illness.
  • System of arrangement
    Chronological
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Copyright holder:: assignee of General Vernon Ashton Hobart Sturdee
    Approval for reproduction required: from assignee
    Please acknowledge: : UNSW Canberra, Academy Library and copyright holder.
  • Original held by
    Original dairies held by UNSW Canberra, Academy Library Special Collection. Papers of General Sir Vernon Sturdee, MS 183
  • Description source

    Papers of General Sir Vernon Sturdee, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MS 183. http://lib.unsw.adfa.edu.au/speccoll/finding_aids/sturdee_vernon.html#prefercite1 (accessed 23 March, 2015)
  • General note

    Acquired in digital format. Access copy available on line.
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