Dakin, Clarence Herbert (Lieutenant, b.1894 - d.1917)

Unit 5th Australian Machine Gun Company
Places
Accession Number 3DRL/2272
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 5 Items
Object type Diary, Papers, Typescript
Maker Dakin, Clarence Herbert
Place made France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/036/007
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 1187 Lieutenant Clarence Herbert Dakin, 5th Machine Gun Company, France. Collection consists of five detailed diaries covering service in Gallipoli and France. The last entry in the diary is dated three days before Dakin was killed in action on 15 April 1917 in France.