Maurice Evans papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection EP 020
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  • Physical Description
      1 box; manuscript, typescript (partly photocopy), photographs, and a press cutting.

Scope and Content

Manuscript diary notebook (17 February-24 December 1918); Photocopied typescript recollections, in diary form, with photocopied photographs (nd); ca. 100 manuscript letters to his mother from Gallipoli and Egypt/Palestine (1915-1918); Typescript and press cutting of short play "Into the Shadows" (1916).

Administrative / Biographical History

Maurice Cann Evans, born in 1896, was a Private, 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, AIF (Australian Imperial Force). He attended Aldenham School, OTC (Officer Training Corps), enlisted in August 1914, and served at Gallipoli, 1915, and in Egypt/Palestine, 1916-1918.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

Egypt/Palestine catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tape 81: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in March 1973. See also ANZAC (AUST): Evans, MC.

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