The Limber Log, 1917

Accession Number RCDIG0001141
Collection number PR01698
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Troopship serial
Physical description 56 Image/s captured
Maker Garland, Hugh Gordon
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.

Troopship book relating to the First World War service of Second Lieutenant Lindsay Robert Turner, Field Artillery Brigade. This book details the troopship HMAT Port Sydney A15 and those who embarked upon the ship in November 1917, predominantly field artillery reinforcements. It contains a variety of stories and illustrations, with descriptions of the voyage and life on board. It also contains the caricatures and details of several officers on board including: Colonel Frederick John Alderson; Chaplain First Class Albert Thomas Holden; Captain Frederick Whyte Ulyatt; Chief Engineer Alex S. Young; Chief Officer C. J. Jones; Captain J. F. Rogers; Lieutenant H. Holgate; Second Lieutenant Cecil John Gates; and Lieutenant John Hay Ferguson Lipscombe. Turner himself embarked upon the Port Sydney from Melbourne on 9 November 1917.