Cleary, Thomas Joseph (Private, b.1876 d:?)

Unit 17th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Europe: France
Accession Number 3DRL/2578
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 4cm
Object type Diary
Maker Cleary, Thomas Joseph
Place made France
Date made 1916-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/020/006
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the First World War service of No 4084 Private Thomas Joseph Cleary, who served with 17 Battalion and 2nd Pioneers Battalion. The collection consists of two handwritten diaries, covering the period 1916 to 1919. The diaries contain regular lengthy entries describing the life of a front line soldier. They contain plenty of personal observations.