Clifford, James Reynolds 'Nat' (b.1893 - d.1967)

Accession Number PR03158
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 4 cms
Object type Diary, Log book, Typescript
Maker Clifford, James Reynolds 'Nat'
Date made 1912-1919
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Item 1 - Photocopy of a diary originally written by James R 'Nat' Clifford, describing experiences in Royal Australian Navy during 1912-1919, including service in First World War. Item 2 - Typed transcript of diary. Item 3 - Photocopy of journal (described as a log of HMAS Sydney) written by James Clifford, Eltrudes Cobber and Cocky Lions. Item 4 - Typed transcript of log book. James Clifford was the duty Wireless Operator on HMAS Sydney on 9 November 1914, who picked up the message from Direction Island (Cocos group) telling of the arrival of the SMS Emden.

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