Diary of Keith Lindsay Lewtas, 'Korean Campaign', 1950-1951

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Accession Number AWM2019.22.107
Collection number PR06252
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Diary
Physical description 23 Image/s captured
Maker Lewtas, Keith Lindsay
Place made Korea
Date made 1950-1951
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
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Description

Diary related to the Korean War service of 3/45087 Sergeant Keith Lindsay Lewtas, 3 Battalion Royal Australian Regiment. This diary written between 27 September 1950 and 13 July 1951 mentions: the trip from Japan to Korea and the initial set up of the battalion; a battle at Sinanju; the force of the Chinese army; his worry over his mother being dangerously ill and his is stuck in Korea; the dissatisfaction of the leave arrangements and his return to Japan.