Buckler, S H (Captain, 2/14th Bn and Aust Para Bn)

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Kokoda Trail
Accession Number 3DRL/0999
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 4 ITEMS
Object type Diary, Papers
Maker Buckler, Sydney Hamilton
Date made 1942-1943
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/014/002
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

DIARY DESCRIBING INCIDENT IN WHICH BUCKLER AND APPROX. 40 OTHERS WERE CUT OFF FROM THE MAIN BODY OF THE BN ON THE KOKODA TRAIL. CAPT BUCKLER LED THE GROUP TO SAFETY. TELEGRAM OF CONGRATULATIONS, LETTERS AND NEWSPAPER CUTTING. BRIEF DIARY DESCRIBING EXPERIENCE OF PARACHUTING. OPS REPORT