Hardie, John (Private)

Place Europe: Western Front
Accession Number PR00519
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 23 Items
Object type Papers
Maker Hardie, John
Date made 1917-1948
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 93/0381
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

Personal papers of Private John Hardie (3842) of 33rd Infantry Battalion, AIF. Diary, postcards, letters and narrative account, describing experiences and movements on the Western Front. Mentions battle at Zonnebeke during September 1917, describing artillery barrage and sights along Menin Road (such as dead and wounded men). Also praises Australian nurses, mentions French civilians, no-man's land, Armentieres, and being wounded at Villers-Bretonneux while on guard duty. Includes discharge and war pension life certificates, souvenirs and newspaper clippings.