Diary for George Lush Finlay, 1915-1918

Accession Number RCDIG0000245
Collection number 1DRL/0285
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 199 Image/s captured
Maker Finlay, George Lush
Place made France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Diary relating to the First World War service of Captain George Lush Finlay MC, 5th Battalion. The diary was written by George Finlay between 10 June 1915 and 1 August 1918. The diary describes his journey to Egypt, time at Gallipoli, evacuation due to enteric fever, his brief return to Australia, his feelings on having to censor others' letters and a detailed account of the attack on Polygon Wood.