Cooper, Gordon Colin (Lance Corporal, b.1893 - d.1948)

Accession Number 1DRL/0211
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Cooper, Gordon Colin
Place made Egypt, Ottoman Empire: Palestine
Date made 1916-1918
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/5472
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 475 Private Gordon Colin Cooper, 1 Australian Light Horse Regiment, Egypt and Palestine, 1916-1918. Collection consists of three original diaries containing brief entries covering Cooper's time with the Regiment providing details of his daily routines as well as the preparation for and recovery from desert actions, including the Battle of Romani, in which he participated. A typescript copy of these diaries exists at 2DRL/1114.