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Collection number PR05198
ID number RCDIG0001011
Title Account of action between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden by Niels Peter Henry Nielsen, 1925
Record type File
Item count 2
Collection Digitised Collection
Object types
  • Letters
  • Typescript
Maker Nielsen, Niels Peter Henry
Date made 1925
Physical description 7 Image/s captured
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Description

Written account and transcript relating to the First World War service of 7884 Stoker Niels Peter Henry "Chook" Nielsen, Royal Australian Navy. In this account written in 1925, Nielsen details the days leading up to and the day of the action between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden on 9 November 1914. He includes a list of British shipping that SMS Emden had sunk or captured up until that point, a list of ships that comprised the troop convoy from Australia in early November 1914, and a list of those wounded and killed in the action on 9 November 1914. Also included in this file is a transcript of the written account.
This file contains:
'Sydney v Emden,' written by Niels Peter Henry "Chook" Nielsen, covering the period 28 October 1914 to 9 November 1914, 1925;
Transcript of 'Sydney v Emden,' written by Niels Peter Henry "Chook" Nielsen, covering the period 28 October 1914 to 9 November 1914 [transcript undated].

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