Diary of Gordon Colin Cooper, 1918

Accession Number RCDIG0000905
Collection number 1DRL/0211
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 171 Image/s captured
Maker Cooper, Gordon Colin
Place made Australia, Ceylon, Egypt, Egypt: Frontier, Sinai, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Ottoman Empire: Transjordan
Date made 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 475 Private Gordon Colin Cooper, 1st Light Horse Regiment. In this diary, written between 1 January 1918 and 23 November 1918, Cooper records his service as part of 1st Light Horse Regiment, which also includes sketches, translations of Arabic words into English, a poem and a list of warring countries. Cooper details his service in Palestine and Transjordan, and describes the raids on Amman and Es Salt. The diary concludes as Cooper heads home to Australia.