Merrington, Ernest Northcroft (Chaplain Colonel, b.1876 - d.1953)

Accession Number 1DRL/0496
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Merrington, Ernest Northcroft
Place made Australia: Queensland, Brisbane
Date made 1922
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/001/020
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

Collection relating to the service of Chaplain Ernest Northcroft Merrington, Gallipoli, 1915. Collection consists of typescript extracts from Merrington's diary, supplemented by comments added by Merrington at a later date. The extracts relate to his time on Gallipoli, from 12 May 1915 to 27 October 1915.

History / Summary

This collection is a typed section of a larger handwritten work held by the Australian War Memorial at 3DRL/3237. This larger work is a manuscript entitled 'With the Anzacs 1914-1915', written by Chaplain Colonel Merrington, based on his personal experiences while serving on Gallipoli. Included in 3DRL/3237 is a typed copy of an introduction annotated and signed by Lieutenant General Sir Harry G. Chauvel, GCMG, KCB.

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