Moore, David MacKintosh (Sergeant, b.1921 - d.1988)

Accession Number PR05537
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1.5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Diary
Maker Moore, David Mackintosh
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1944
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the Second World War service of NX152471 (N255672) Sergeant David MacKintosh Moore, B Corps Australian Signals, Second Australian Imperial Force, New Guinea, 1944.

Wallet 1 of 1 – Consists of one diary and pencil of Sergeant David MacKintosh Moore, containing entries dated between 8 January and 4 July 1944. This diary covers the period of Sergeant Moore’s service with B Corps Australian Signals in New Guinea. In his diary, Sergeant Moore writes about Japanese air raids, receiving mail from home, being on signalling duty, having dengue fever, seeing films, attending gramophone recitals and concerts, swimming at the beach, receiving a promotion, travelling to Australia for leave, and returning to New Guinea.