Todd, Arthur Charles Robert (Surgeon-Lieutenant, b.1889 - d.1946?)

Unit HMAS Sydney
Accession Number PR03174
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 2 cm; 1 oversize flat folder
Object type Manuscript, Work of art, Letters
Maker Glossop, John Collings Taswell
Todd, Arthur Charles Robert
Place made At sea, Australia
Date made 1917-1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of Surgeon-Lieutenant Arthur Charles Robert Todd, born in Sydney on 23 June 1889. He enlisted in 1914, was appointed Surgeon-on-Probation on 17 August 1914 and was transferred to HMAS Sydney on 25 October 1914. He remained with HMAS Sydney until 10 June 1916 and was placed on the retired list on 30 November 1917.
Collection consists of: a photocopy of an 85 page typescript manuscript by Surgeon-Lieutenant Todd, titled 'Cruise of HMAS Sydney 1914-1916', written for the Australian Official History of the War [the original manuscript is believed to be held by the Mitchell Library, Sydney]; three photographs of drawings of HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden, two of which are signed 'Leo Quick, 1917'; a duplicated letter from Captain John Glossop, Department of the Navy, dated 8 October 1918, written to accompany a souvenir Mexican silver dollar salvaged from SMS Emden. The Mexican silver dollar is held in the collection at REL31589.