|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 2 cm|
|Object type||Papers, Diary, Letters|
Mackay, Alexander Sutherland
|Place made||At sea, Australia, United Kingdom: England, Western Front|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/139|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Mackay, Alexander Sutherland (Gunner, b.1884 - d.1918)
Collection relating to the service of 30137 Gunner Alexander Sutherland Mackay, 8 Brigade, Australian Field Artillery, AIF, Australia, at sea, England, France, Belgium, 1916-1918. Collections consists of a diary kept by Gunner Alexander Sutherland Mackay from November 1916 to November 1918, and letters and cards sent by Gunner Mackay to various family members in Australia, from October 1916 to December 1918.
The diary of Gunner Alexander Sutherland Mackay gives an interesting and detailed account of the day-to-day life of a gunner with the Field Artillery, AIF, in World War I.
Biographical note: Gunner Alexander Sutherland Mackay, 8 Field Artillery Brigade, AIF, who while visiting Italy during furlough, died on 18 December 1918 of bronchial-pneumonia in Turin. Other biographical details concerning him are: Bank manager (Bank of Australasia) of Brisbane; educated at Grammar School, Brisbane; age at time of death, 34 years 6 months.
- Diary of Alexander Sutherland Mackay, 9 November 1916 - 4 March 1917
- Diary of Alexander Sutherland Mackay, 15 June 1917 - 26 October 1917
- Diary of Alexander Sutherland Mackay, 27 October 1917 - 4 March 1918
- Diary of Alexander Sutherland Mackay, 5 March 1918 - 7 September 1918
- Diary of Alexander Sutherland Mackay, 8 September 1918 - 11 September 1918
- Diary of Alexander Sutherland Mackay, 11 September 1918 - 11 October 1918
- Diary of Alexander Sutherland Mackay, 12 October - 7 November 1918
- Diary of Alexander Sutherland Mackay, 8 November - 30 November 1918
- Letters from Alexander Sutherland Mackay to his Family, 1916 - 1917
- Letters from Alexander Sutherland Mackay to his Family, 1918