Harvey, Neil Sylvester (Gunner, b.1920 - d.?)

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Accession Number AWM2016.185.1
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Diary
Maker Harvey, Neil Sylvester
Place made Australia: Northern Territory
Date made 1942-1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War experience of QX43663 Gunner Neil Sylvester Harvey, 11th Australian Field Regiment, Northern Territory, 1942-1943. Collection consists of one handwritten diary covering the period 11 January 1942 to 22 June 1943. In this diary Harvey describes his time as part of the Field Regiment in the Northern Territory, mentioning places such as Darwin, Katherine, Coomalie and Humpty Doo. Also detailed are the weather, training activities and maintenance, recreation, letters from home and work done with the RAAF.