Worland, Victor Oswald (Private, b.1893 - d.1962)

Accession Number 3DRL/3904
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 2cm.
Object type Diary, Papers
Maker Various
Place made At sea, Australia: Victoria, Egypt: Alexandria, Egypt: Cairo, Egypt: North Egypt, Mena, Egypt: Suez Canal, Suez, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Anzac Beaches Area, Gaba Tepe, Sudan
Date made 1914-1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/118/011
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the First World War service of 242 Private Victor Oswald Worland, 2nd Field Ambulance, Australia and the Middle East, 1914-1916. Collection consists of two handwritten diaries covering 19 August 1914 to 30 December 1915 accompanied by a typed transcript, a Christmas card sent by Worland to 'Essie' and a 1916 program for the 'Anniversary of the opening of "Hethersett"'. Worland's diaries describe activities undertaken by the Second Field Ambulance both on board hospital ships and in camps throught the Middle East. They also touch on different battles and periods of fighting, including the Battle of Gaba Tepe.

This collection was donated in conjunction with 3DRL/5065. During the donation process items from both collections were misidentified and catalogued incorrectly. Items removed from this collection have now been added to 3DRL/5065 should they be required for viewing, and vice versa.