Diary of Philip Arthur Chambers, 1919

Accession Number RCDIG0000911
Collection number 1DRL/0196
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 135 Image/s captured
Maker Chambers, Philip Arthur
Place made At sea, Australia, Ceylon, Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Lebanon, Ottoman Empire: Syria
Date made 1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.

Diary relating to the First World War service of Major Philip Arthur Chambers 12th Light Horse Regiment. In this diary, kept between 1 January 1919 and 31 December 1919, Chambers details the movements of the unit, as well as noting various sporting matches, court martials and training undertaken. He details the unit's movements through Tripoli, Beirut, and then to Egypt to quell the Egyptian uprising of March 1919. Chambers concludes by referring to the declaration of peace of 1919 and his subsequent return home to Australia.