Carr, William Chambers Gilbert (Private)

Unit 58th Australian Infantry Battalion
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Accession Number 1DRL/0190
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Carr, William Chambers Gilbert
Place made France
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to service of 4452 Private William Chambers Gilbert Carr, 58 Battalion, Egypt and France 1915-1916. Collection includes diary of service in Egypt and France.

History / Summary

Diary written in French soldier's diary Carnet de Route. Entries for Egypt were probably written after the event. Dates for the period from 18 July 1916 until 18 September 1916 are entered in the diary but are not completed as Carr died of wounds 31 July 1916.