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War diary

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  • Description
    Daily account beginning from embarkation on board the 'Verdala' on 11 December 1914 to his first ten days at Gallipoli from 13 to 23 May 1915. (54 leaves)
  • Identifier
    94/50, MS-94-50
  • Collection area
  • Record richness

Catalogue

  • Catalogue title
    War diary
  • Identifiers
    • MS-94-50  (Reference Number)
    • 94/50  (Registration Number)
  • Creator
  • Period
  • Description
    Daily account beginning from embarkation on board the 'Verdala' on 11 December 1914 to his first ten days at Gallipoli from 13 to 23 May 1915. (54 leaves)
  • Physical description
    1 folder (1 item)
  • Production
  • Medium
    Typescript (photocopy)
  • Subject
    • Hobson, Frank Elliot, 1886-1915  (General Subject)
    • New Zealand. Army. Canterbury Mounted Rifles  (General Subject)
  • Associated material
    Cenotaph Database record for 7/727 [http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/7012.detail Frank Elliot Hobson]
  • Citation
    Hobson, Frank Elliot. War diary, 1914 - 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-94-50.
  • Notes
    Trooper Frank Hobson served with the Canterbury Mounted Rifles and was killed in action on Walker's Ridge, Gallipoli, on 31 May 1915.

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