Grant, Harold Douglas (Sapper, b.1882 - d.1953)

Unit Signals
Places
Accession Number PR00009
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 3 cms.
Object type Diary
Maker Grant, Harold Douglas
Date made 1917-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 91/0141
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 20985 Sapper Harold Douglas Grant, 3rd Division Signal Company. Collection consists of three diaries recording the sea voyage from Melbourne to Suez and Alexandria, then across Mediterranean to Taranto and by train to France, then ship to England. Discusses food, natives, training, disipline. Latter diary describes duties as a despatch rider in France with 3 Division Signals, August 1918 offensive, sniper fire, Americans, Armistice, leave in England, return voyage to Australia.