McPhee, Charles C (Sergeant b.1887 - d.1957)

Unit 4th Australian Machine Gun Battalion
Places
Accession Number PR00027
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 items
Object type Diary
Maker McPhee, Charles C
Date made 1916-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 91/0506
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Diaries describe voyage to England, life at Salisbury Plains, active service in France and capture at Dernancourt. Prisoner of war diary details experiences at several camps, work, church services and deaths of prisoners. Released after the armistice, McPhee then assists in the YMCA hut at Weymouth until his return to Australia. (See also PR00085).