Wilson, Mathew James (Sergeant)

Places
Accession Number AWM2017.104.1
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 2.5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Log book
Maker Commonwealth of Australia
Place made Afghanistan, Australia
Date made 2007-2011
Access Open
Conflict Afghanistan, 2001-
Description

Collection relating to the Afghanistan War service of Sergeant Mathew James Wilson, 5 Aviation Regiment, Australian Army, Afghanistan and Australia, 2007-2011.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Consists of one brown, felt covered "Department of Defence Aircrew Flying Logbook" of the CA015, revised September 2005 style, with the name M.J. Wilson written in black ball-point pen on the cover. The log book records Wilson's flights in Bell U1H1 Iroquois (Huey) and Boeing CH-47 Chinook aircraft. Entries include flights within Australia, both as training and for public display, along with flights in Afghanistan. The log book includes entries of several flights in the Australian War Memorial's CH-47D Chinook (AWM2016.234.1) both in Australia and in Afghanistan. Within the log book are sheets containing a print-out of a digital copy of the hours logged in the log book.