Diary of Keith Lindsay Lewtas, 1940

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Accession Number AWM2019.22.60
Collection number PR06252
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 71 Image/s captured
Maker Lewtas, Keith Lindsay
Place made Australia, British Mandate of Palestine: Palestine, Egypt
Date made 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

Diary related to the Second World War service of VX5354 Gunner Keith Lindsay Lewtas, 2/2 Field regiment. This diary written between 3 March and 31 December 1940 mentions: addresses for other serving members; a list of the people who enlisted from Maryborough; a tally of letters sent and received; his pre-embarkation leave; his voyage on board HMT Dunera; his leave in Jerusalem and Cairo; his movements and training around the Middle East; his move to Regiment Headquarters as a surveyor; his tour of HMAS Sydney and his being shelled while surveying.