Winter, Donovan MM (Private, b: 1898, d: 1984)

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Accession Number MSS1302
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 item
Object type Poem
Maker Winter, Donovan
Date made 1914-1918
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/0553
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Series of original poems. Written in a rhyming couplet, ballad style, the poems of 16 year old Private Donovan Winter cover his experiences in the training camps, transport to Egypt, hospitalization, active service in Sinai, Gallipoli, and the later battlefields of Pozieres, the Ypres Salient and Flers, France.