|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Physical description||55 Image/s captured|
Smith, Charles Malcolm
|Place made||At sea, Australia: Queensland, United Kingdom: England|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Auto Diary of Charles Malcolm Smith, 1916-1918
Typed transcription of the shorthand diary relating to the First World War service of 6682 Private Charles Malcolm Smith, 25th Battalion. This diary was made by Smith after the war from his originals. This diary cover the period between 16 December 1916 and the 22 March 1918 and mentions: his previous failure to enlist; the training camp at engnogrra including 'the White City' camp; life on board the HMAT Wiltshire and the stops it makes; camp life in England; his periods of leave in London; his opinion of the concert parties given in camp; the move to Fovant Camp and his disappointment of his friends being sent to France and he having to remain in England due to his work in the Battalion Orderly Room.