ID number1DRL/0211
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleCooper, Gordon Colin (Lance Corporal, b.1893 - d.1948)
Measurement1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object typeDiary
MakerCooper, Gordon Colin
Place made
  • Egypt
  • Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made1916-1918
DescriptionCollection relating to the First World War service of 475 Private Gordon Colin Cooper, 1 Australian Light Horse Regiment, Egypt and Palestine, 1916-1918. Collection consists of three original diaries containing brief entries covering Cooper's time with the Regiment providing details of his daily routines as well as the preparation for and recovery from desert actions, including the Battle of Romani, in which he participated. A typescript copy of these diaries exists at 2DRL/1114.
PDF 38.04 MB Diary of Gordon Colin Cooper, 1916-1917
PDF 28.79 MB Diary of Gordon Colin Cooper, 1917-1918
PDF 36.92 MB Diary of Gordon Colin Cooper, 1918