|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Physical description||72 Image/s captured|
Makin, James Joseph
|Place made||At sea, Egypt, France|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Transcript of diary of James Joseph Makin, 1916
Typescript extracts from the diary of James Joseph Makin, covering the period 8 February 1916 to 31 July 1916. These extracts cover topics including Makin's departure from Melbourne on HMAT Warilda, life on board during the voyage to Egypt, visiting Cairo, and Makin's time serving in France. He writes about his experiences in the trenches, billeting with French families, and his involvement in the Battle of the Somme during July 1916.