Monteith, Hugh Owen, Gunner, b: 1898

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Accession Number MSS0810
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 item
Object type Papers
Maker Monteith, Hugh Owen
Date made 1900-1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Monteith's "Observations of No 5886" (his regimental number) an autobiographical account of his family history, growing up in Victoria, military training as a cadet, enlistment in AIF, training in Egypt, fighting in Gallipoli, France, Western Front, Somme, Pozieres, Bullecourt and Ypres. He mentions his attitude to war and peace, casualties, discipline and touring while on leave.