Mary Booth

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First name: Mary

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Last name: Booth

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Dr Mary Booth, a Sydney welfare worker founded the Women's Club 1901, the Soldiers' Club 1915, the Centre for Soldiers' Wives and Mothers 1915 and the Anzac Fellowship of Women 1921

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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