Extracts from diary of John Joseph Chapman, 1916

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Accession Number RCDIG0000157
Collection number 1DRL/0197
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Typescript
Physical description 10 Image/s captured
Maker Chapman, John Joseph
Place made Australia: Queensland
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Transcript of diary extracts from diary relating to the First World War service of 993 Private John Joseph Chapman, 9th Battalion. These extracts are from a diary written by John Chapman between 20 April and 8 December 1916. In these extracts, John Chapman describes being wounded at Mouquet Farm and the difficulties of life in the trenches during the onset of winter. The transcript of diary extracts was made in 1936 by Mr N K Harvey of Manly, Queensland, in response to a request by the Memorial. The location of the original diary is unknown.