Stuart, Gerald Eugene MacDonald, DSO (Lieutenant Colonel, b.1888 - d.1936)

Accession Number 1DRL/0492
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Stuart, Gerald Eugene MacDonald
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Jordan River
Date made 1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Colonel Gerald Eugene MacDonald Stuart, DSO, 3rd Australian Light Horse Brigade Field Ambulance, Middle East, 1918. Collection consists of a Field Message Book (Army book 153) used as a diary. The diarist is not named, but the contents and handwriting indicate it is the diary of Lt. Col. Stuart, DSO, who was (at the time the diary was kept) the commanding officer of 3 Australian Light Horse Brigade Field Ambulance.