|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm|
Munro, Edward Charles Henry
|Place made||Australia: Queensland, Brisbane|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/1428|
First World War, 1914-1918
Munro, Edward Charles Henry, MM (Lance Corporal, b.? - d.1995)
Collection relating to the service of 13629 Lance Corporal Edward Charles Henry Munro, MM, 5 Australian Field Ambulance, AIF, 1916-1918. Collection consists of: (1) a handwritten memoir compiled by Edward Munro in 1931, incorporating diaries he kept while on active service, May 1916 to June 1917; (2) a typescript copy of his diary entries from September to November 1918, describing his homeward journey aboard SS Runic; (3) a photocopy of a letter of condolence sent to Mrs. Jane M. S. Munro, of Burpengary, Queensland, by Lieutenant General (later Field Marshall) William Birdwood, in August 1918.
This collection is notable for its first-hand account of the experiences of a stretcher bearer on the Western Front in 1916 and 1917, particularly the second attack on Bullecourt (May 1917).