|Unit||12th Australian Light Horse Regiment|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet : 1 cm|
Chambers, Philip Arthur
|Place made||Egypt: Suez Canal, Port Said, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Gaza|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/2953|
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition|
Chambers, Philip Arthur (Major, b.1876 - d.1950)
Collection relating to the First World War service of Major Philip Arthur Chambers, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Egypt and Palestine, 1917-1919. Collection consists of two diaries written by Chambers while with the 12th Light Horse Regiment. One diary covers both 1917 and 1918; the other 1919. They contain brief diary entries covering the range of activities of a Light Horse officer and include comments on discipline arrangements and participation in courts martial.
Biographical note: 12 Light Horse Regiment, Pastoralist of Bourke, NSW. Born Wellington, NSW 12 September 1876. Appointed Captain 12 Light Horse 4 May 1915, promoted Major, 1 June 1915. Attached to 1 Light Horse Regiment at ANZAC from 29 August 1915, temporary Lieutenant Colonel 16 March 1919, appointment terminated 20 October 1919.