Diary of Keith Lindsay Lewtas, 1941-1942

Accession Number AWM2019.22.62
Collection number PR06252
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 193 Image/s captured
Maker Lewtas, Keith Lindsay
Place made Australia, British Mandate of Palestine, Ceylon, French Mandate for Syria and Lebanon: Syria
Date made 1941-1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright.
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Diary related to the Second World War service of VX5354 Gunner Keith Lindsay Lewtas, 2/2 Field regiment. This diary, written in a upside down Jewish diary, between 25 October 1941 and 26 August 1942 mentions: his surveying duties; a gathering he has with other soldiers from Maryborough; mentions of significant events in the war as they are heard and his opinion on the events; his evacuating to 7th Australian General Hospital; the training he does; the move to Colombo; a duty tour of Ceylon; the return to Australia and his leave in Australia.