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

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.
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


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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