Harris, Oliver H, MID (Private, b.1892 - d.1973)

Accession Number PR01117
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement .1m (1 item)
Object type Diary
Maker Harris, Oliver H
Date made 1916-1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Original personal diary written by 3358 Private Oliver H. Harris of 6th Australian Field Ambulance, spanning June 1916 to January 1918. Descriptions of personal experiences include voyage from Australia to Egypt; further travel to France and England re-join his unit; service with the Ambulance unit in various parts of the Western Front, including Bapaume, Bullecourt, Messines and Poperinghe; non-combat experiences in France and Belgium, e.g food, weather, local people

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