Doig, Keith McKeddie MC (Major; Doctor, b.1891 - d.1949)

Accession Number PR00317
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 80 items
Object type Letter
Maker Doig, Keith McKeddie
Date made 1916-1918
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 93/0650
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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Collection relating to Major Keith McKeddie Doig, 60th Battalion (AAMC). Diary and extensive collection of letters to his fiancée, commenting on the war in general, and in particular conditions in trenches, plight of the wounded, artillery bombardments, his admiration for stretcher bearers, differences between British and Australians, conscription, mail, numerous attacks and counter-attacks, armistice, and the stoic attitude of Australians. Also included are service papers and a handwritten dinner invitation sent to Doig in 1917 by 60th Battalion's Adjutant.