Charles Hargreaves

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First name: Charles

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Last name: Hargreaves

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Charles Hargreaves (Hargraves) was born in Yorkshire, England 7 Sept. 1886, came to Australia in 1911 and worked on a station at Temora, NSW then at John Sands printers. He enlisted 18 Aug. 1914 aged 26 and embarked on S.S. Afric 18 Oct. 1914. Hargreaves served as a driver in 1st Div. Transport A.S.C., 1st A.I.F. in Egypt and France. After the war he was a partner in Blake and Hargreaves Pty. Ltd., printers, Sydney

Ward diary, 6 October 1914 - 28 July 1915
Diary of Eric Harford Ward

More than just this dairy (which is incredibly moving), it's the stories you piece together by reading other material in our collection. While on duty, Eric Ward wrote several letters to his home town paper The Bathurst TimesYou can even get a small glimpse of his life after the war with mention of a wedding. These documents are like pieces of a puzzle that together show a picture of a man who went to war and, thankfully, returned home.
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