Diary of Ion Llewellyn Idriess, August 1916

Accession Number RCDIG0000450
Collection number 1DRL/0373
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 60 Image/s captured
Maker Idriess, Ion Llewellyn
Place made Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.

Diary relating to First World War service of 358 Trooper Ion Llewellyn Idriess, 5th Light Horse Regiment. Entries are mostly undated, but one entry, dated "13th" [of August] describes in great detail actions which took place on and about 9 August 1916 [Bir el Abd]. In this diary, Idriess also describes various desert operations and daily routine, and mentions injuries to horses.