Jarvis, William James (Stoker, b.1892 - d.?)

Places
Accession Number 1DRL/0383
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Jarvis, William James
Place made At sea
Date made 1914-1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of Stoker William James Jarvis, HMAS Melbourne, RAN, 1914-1917, Australia, South Pacific, Caribbean, Cuba, North Sea (Scapa Flow). Collection contains original diary with brief daily entries from March 1914 to January 1917, mostly detailing operationally activities of HMAS Melbourne. Collection also contains a hand-drawn sketch entitled 'Plan of action off Cocos Island between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden'.