Serial and newspaper clippings relating to James Murdoch Archer Durrant, 1917-1944

Accession Number AWM2018.785.70
Collection number PR88/009
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 4
Object type Newspaper cutting
Physical description 15 Image/s captured
Maker The Daily Telegraph
The Sydney Morning Herald
Place made Australia
Date made 1917-1944
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use, permission from copyright holder must be sought for commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Serial and newspaper clippings relating to the First World War and Second World War service of James Murdoch Archer Durrant, 1917-1944.

This file primarily contains articles relating to the exploits of the 13th Infantry Battalion during the Attack on Stormy Trench near Gueudecourt and the First Battle of Bullecourt. They include a detailed article of the Attack on Stormy Trench by C.E.W. Bean titled 'By Gueudecourt', and a newspaper article on a lecture delivered by James Murdoch Archer Durrant on the First Battle of Bullecourt in which he offers a critical post-war analysis of the battle.

This file contains:

Anzac Bulletin, No. 7, Australian High Commission, London, 21 February 1917;
Newspaper clipping titled 'Victoria Cross Hero', [The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 21 March 1917];
Newspaper clipping titled 'Bullecourt - First Battle Recalled', The Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 7 December 1923; and
Newspaper clipping titled 'Peaceful Nations Plan to Ban Aggression in Future', The Courier Mail, Brisbane, 11 October 1944.