Leonard Darby - Sydney-Emden Engagement 9th November, 1914. Report of Surgeon L. Darby, R.A.N.

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Leonard Darby - Sydney-Emden Engagement 9th November, 1914. Report of Surgeon L. Darby, R.A.N.

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MLMSS 6528

Record identifier

9O4gorrn

Leonard Darby - Sydney-Emden Engagement 9th November, 1914. Report of Surgeon L. Darby, R.A.N.

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Leonard Darby - Sydney-Emden Engagement 9th November, 1914. Report of Surgeon L. Darby, R.A.N.

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Leonard Darby - Sydney-Emden Engagement 9th November, 1914. Report of Surgeon L. Darby, R.A.N.

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Date

1914

Call Numbers

MLMSS 6528

Record Identifier

9O4gorrn
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0.02 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript

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Fonds

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Copyright status : In copyright

Copyright holder : State Library of New South Wales

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Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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Digitised : 2013

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

This report, to the Commanding Officer, H.M.A.S. Sydney, was written by Leonard Darby, the ship's surgeon, after its engagement with the German cruiser, S.M.S. Emden off the Cocos Islands. Darby describes the wounds sustained by the Australian sailors and the operations he performed below decks under very difficult, overcrowded conditions.

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Leonard Darby - Sydney-Emden Engagement 9th November, 1914. Report of Surgeon L. Darby, R.A.N.

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NOTES

General note

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

Digital order no:Album ID : 1063981

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from James R. Lawson Pty Ltd in August 1998

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Life Interrupted: Personal Diaries from World War I

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MLMSS 6528

Record Identifier

9O4gorrn

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153491

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