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ID number 2DRL/0512
Title Champion, Benjamin William (Lieutenant)
Record type Collection
Item count 1
Collection Private Record
Object type Diary
Maker Champion, Benjamin William (Maker)
Places made
  • Australia
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1918
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Note Open


Annotated diary which covers service from enlistment to training in Egypt, service on Gallipoli, hospitalization in Malta and service in France. Lengthy and detailed, covering period May 1915 to August 1918.


  • Champion, Benjamin William (Lieutenant)
  • Transcript of diary of Ben William Champion, 1915-1918

    Transcript of diary relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Ben William Champion, 1st Infantry Battalion. In this diary, kept between 11 May 1915 and August 1918, Champion describes life on board his troop ship, the conduct of a ...