Wallet 1 of 1 - 'Account of the Raid on Zeebrugge by ships of the Royal Navy', by Leading Stoker Norbert Joseph McCrory, c.1918

Accession Number AWM2021.22.1
Collection number 1DRL/0429
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 5
Object type Papers
Physical description 15 Image/s captured
Maker McCrory, Norbert Joseph
Date made c.1918, 1927
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Collection relating to the First World War service of Leading Stoker Norbert Joseph McCrory, HMAS Australia, c 1918.

Wallet 1 of 1 - This wallet contains a handwritten account of the raid on Zeebrugge, Belgium by Leading Stoker McCrory. His details are specific, including speed and disposition of the ships involved, as well as the selection and training of seamen for land combat duties. He also included a handwritten account of the surrender of the German fleet, November 1918. The wallet includes a hand-drawn map of the Zeebrugge raid and a typescript disposition of the German Grand Fleet for its surrender, dated 21 November 1918.

The wallet also includes a typescript letter from AW Bazley regarding the service history of McCrory and the provenance of his account.