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Phelps diary, 3 May 1916-11 June 1919 / Edwin Walter Phelps

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Phelps diary, 3 May 1916-11 June 1919 / Edwin Walter Phelps

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1wN2eWBn

Phelps diary, 3 May 1916-11 June 1919 / Edwin Walter Phelps

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Phelps diary, 3 May 1916-11 June 1919 / Edwin Walter Phelps

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Phelps diary, 3 May 1916-11 June 1919 / Edwin Walter Phelps

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Date

3 May 1916-11 June 1919

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1wN2eWBn
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Contents

0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript
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Sub-fonds

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 4885, frames 1-71

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

ITEM 01
Edwin Walter Phelps war narrative, 24 August 1916-22 December 1918

ITEM 02
Edwin Walter Phelps diary, 3 May 1916-11 June 1919

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Phelps diary, 3 May 1916-11 June 1919 / Edwin Walter Phelps

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NOTES

General note

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

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from E. W. Phelps, 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

Administrative / Biographical history

Private Edwin Walter Phelps, a clerk of Ryde, New South Wales, enlisted 20 April 1916 at the age of 15 years 10 months and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A68 Anchises, 24 Aug. 1916. He served with the 45th Battalion until he was transferred to the 13th Battalion on 8 March 1917. He was wounded and taken prisoner in Apr. 1917 at Bullecourt in Fr...

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1wN2eWBn

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