|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm|
|Object type||Diary, Letters, Postcard, Certificate, Souvenir|
Delahunty, John Patrick
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Delahunty, John Patrick (Sapper, b.c.1891)
Documents relating to the First World War service of 5871 Sapper John Patrick Delahunty, 2nd Tunnelling Company, Australian Engineers. Collection consists of diaries for 1918 and 1919; two field service postcards; a letter written from "somewhere in France", 31 August 1918, written on German message paper; a certificate of discharge for Delahunty; and two souvenirs - a folio from the "Vest Pocket Webster" with a key to pronunciation; and a YMCA memorial card to the 1st Australian Division men commemorated at the Anzac Memorial in France. Delahunty survived the war and returned to Australia in 1919.