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Diary - Anzac Veteran, Enlistment, Training & Gallipoli, World War I, 1915 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
|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|
|Date Depicted:||Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, 1915|