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Private Deposit Collection : University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Collections World War, 1914-1918
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Dead horses on the beach

Black and white photograph showing dead horses on the beach. Photo caption says Beachey [Beachy] Bill's work, Anzac. "Beachy Bill" was the collective nickname given to a battery of Turkish guns located in a position known as the &...

Diary of Trooper Blackburn

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  • 1901-1902

Trooper Blackburn's diary kept between 27 March 1901 and June 1902 while a member of the 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen's Contingent at the Boer War. He noted the voyage, weather, work with the horses, marches, casualties, camps and the ...

Harvey Stanley Hyde Blackburn

Somme 'message maps'

Small sections of maps of the Somme district, France, showing trenches, etc., with message forms on the back and a note (manuscript) on one: 'the sector attacked by 27th U.S.A. Division and 3rd Australian Division on 29 Sept. 18', and ph...

James Bayly Watchorn