Norgard, William (Sapper, b.? - d.1950)

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Accession Number 1DRL/0533
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Norgard, William
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the service of 18563 Sapper William Norgard, 14th Reinforcements, 4 Division Signal Company, AIF, at sea, 1917. Collection consists of a typescript transcription (carbon copy) of a diary compiled by Sapper Norgard covering the period 3 August 1917 to 2 October 1917. The collection is notable for Norgard's description of life aboard HMAT Themistocles and her passage through the Panama Canal in August 1917.

[This document may in fact be a compilation of letters written by Sapper Norgard while on active service, and combined into a diary format for donation to the Australian War Memorial.] Location of original diary/letters unknown.