Richards, Harry (Private, b.1875 - d.1915)

Accession Number 3DRL/5082
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet; 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Richards, Harry
Place made Australia, Egypt
Date made 1914-1915
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/107/008
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the service of 1067 Private Harry Richards, 4 Battalion, AIF, Egypt, Gallipoli, 1914-1915. Collection consists of a diary kept by Private Richards from 19 October 1914 to 3 April 1915 (written chiefly in Pitman shorthand); four calling cards, a cigarette card; a newspaper clipping from The Sydney Morning Herald (30 November 1915); two Egyptian postage stamps; a Cairo tramways ticket; two small photographs presumably of Richards's wife Ethel Richards [nee Hamilton] and of his baby son Harry Kenneth Richards.