Diary of Frederick William Gadsby Annand, 1915

Unit 7th Field Company, Australian Engineers
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Accession Number AWM2016.30.69
Collection number PR89/034
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 23 Image/s captured
Maker Annand, Frederick William Gadsby
Place made Australia
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Diary relating to the military service of Major Frederick William Gadsby Annand, 23rd Engineers (Signals Company) and 7th Field Company Engineers. The entries in this diary span the period 30 June to 21 November 1915 and cover the months immediately prior to Annand's enlistment with the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) while commanding officer of the 23rd Engineers. Entries include notes on various officers and NCOs, movements, signals training, and taking command of the 7th Field Company Engineers after formally enlisting in November.