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Diary - Anzac Veteran, Enlistment, Training & Gallipoli, World War I, 1915 Document Reg. No: ST 036553

Summary:
Diary of an Anzac veteran dated 1915. The writer was a student at Trinity College, University of Melbourne, when he enlisted in August 1914 in the Public Schools Brigade. His name may have been Cook, of D Company 5th Battalion AIF.

The diary contains details of enlistment, training and service at Gallipoli. It was found in archives of Toc H Australia Inc. Victoria and handed to the RSL by J. Herrick, Area Secretary, in May 1983. This diary was probably written after the events from notes taken at the time.
Description:
A very detailed description of events during World War I, written in a black-covered lined exercise book.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Returned Servicemen's League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1986
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: diaries, militaria australian, military memorabilia, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Personal Effects
Tertiary Classification: diaries
Date Depicted: Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, 1915

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Jan Scott Posted on 09 May 2013 9:46 AM
My grandfather served in D company 5th battallion and I was wondering if there was any way of reading contents of this diary
regards Jan Scott

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