Colman, William Russel Goodwin (Lieutenant, MC, 27 Battalion, AIF b: 1897 d: 1966)

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Accession Number MSS1357
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Typescript
Maker Colman, William Russell Goodwin
Date made c 1934
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/5/276
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

UNPUBLISHED TYPESCRIPT ENTITLED "THERE AND BACK" ENTERED IN THE RSSILA CENTENARY WAR NOVEL COMPETITION. SET IN EGYPT, FRANCE, BELGIUM AND AUSTRALIA AND BASED ON THE AUTHOR'S OWN EXPERIENCES, THIS ACCOUNT DETAILS MUCH OF THE ORDINARY ROUTINE OF LIFE IN THE AIF. INCLUDES A GLOSSARY OF AUSTRALIAN SLANG AND ARMY TERMINOLOGY. Many of the names are factious but based on real people.