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

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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