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Diary - Australian Comforts Fund, World War I, 1919 Document Reg. No: ST 029024

Summary:
Australian Comforts Fund gift diary. Bound in red cloth. Unused. Dated 1919.
Description:
Red cover with silver embossed writing and the symbol of the Australian Comforts Fund (A.C.F.) also a silver circle with a red star in the middle. Pencil insert on the left hand side with pencil enclosed. (Pencil has a copper coloured end with the letter E in a shield engraved on it). Back cover has embossed in silver the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces rising sun. Inside cover has decorations awards and back inside cover has a map of the Great War western front. The diary contains 'useful information for Australian Soldiers'. Contents: foreword, military definitions, what the bugle says, heading for reports, rifles used by fighting powers, some useful knots.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs George Flanagan, 1975
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1 cm (Height), 8.5 cm (Width), 10.5 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: 8.3cm X 10.6cm X 0.9cm

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Tagged with: diaries, militaria, military memorabilia, wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, soldiers comforts
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Personal Effects
Tertiary Classification: diaries
Inscriptions: Front cover "The Australian Comforts Fund Gift Diary 1919".
Red star with A.C.F. (all comfort free).
Published by Charles Letts & Co., Diary publishers and manufacturers, London.
Back cover has embossed in silver the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces rising sun. Australian Comforts Fund by authority of the Hon. G. F. Pearce, Minister of Defence, Australia.
Date Made: 1919

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