ID number3DRL/2718
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleNoble, Vivian Henry (Corporal, b.1883 - d.1930)
Measurement1 wallet: 1 cm
Object typeDiary
MakerNoble, Vivian Henry William
Place made
  • France
  • Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made1914-1918
AccessOpen
DescriptionCollection relating to the First World War service of 357 Corporal Vivan Noble, 3 Battalion, Gallipoli and France. Collection consists of four original handwritten diaries, covering Noble's enlistment in August 1914 to his return to Australia in December 1918. The diaries are detailed and describe the voyage over with the first convoy, hearing the news of the battle with the Emden, the landing and evacuation of Gallipoli, Pozieres, leave in England and Birdwood's speech to the 1914 men prior to their departure back to Australia. The last two diaries also contain personal notes, songs, advice, personal resolutions, index of letters, sketches, and 'things heard in the trenches'.
PDF 6.08 MB Diary of Vivian Henry Noble, 1914
PDF 11.28 MB Diary of Vivian Henry Noble, 1914 - 1915
PDF 15.55 MB Diary of Vivian Henry Noble, 1915-1916
PDF 8.79 MB Diary of Vivian Henry Noble, 1916-1918