Diary of John William Seabrook, 1913-1918

Accession Number RCDIG0000351
Collection number 1DRL/0669
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 200 Image/s captured
Maker Seabrook, John William
Place made At sea
Date made 1913-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.

Diary relating to the First World War service of Leading Signalman John William Seabrook, HMAS Sydney. The diary recounts Leading Signalman Seabrook's time at sea serving on the HMAS Sydney between 1913 and 1918. It describes the places he visited and the various operations and actions the HMAS Sydney was involved in, including the Sydney-Emden encounter. Leading Signalman Seabrook also kept stamps from each port visited, which are pasted in the back in the shape of the Union Jack.