McCrory, Norbert Joseph (Stoker, b.1892 - d.1944)

Accession Number 1DRL/0429
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Papers
Maker McCrory, Norbert Joseph
Date made 1918
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/4812
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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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 A W Bazley regarding the service history of McCrory and the provenance of his account.