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Diary - Private Walter Crawley, World War I, 1916-1917 Reg. No: ST 037441
- World War I 'Australian Handy Diary 1916' written by Private Walter Crawley, 58th Battalion, 1916-1917. He was wounded in action on 23 November 1916 and after treatment in France and England returned to Australia on 21 July 1917 and was discharged as medically unfit on his return to Melbourne.
Significantly, several pages have been torn from the diary - those pages which cover the time that Private Crawley was wounded: 22 November to 14 December 1916.
- Bound in leather. Includes photo of Welsh Hospital.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1987
|Dimensions:||8.0 cm (Width), 12.3 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||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|
|Inscriptions:||Marked on front:- 'Australian Handy Diary/1916/ no. 50'.|
|Date Written:||Walter Crawley, 1916-1917|