|Unit||44th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: x 1 cm|
Finney, John Spence
First World War, 1914-1918
Finney, John Spence (Corporal, b.1885 - d.1971)
Diary written by Corporal John Spence Finney during active service with the 44 Battalion in France, chiefly January-August 1918. Entries provide detailed accounts of Finney's experience during the August offensive, recording conditions of trench life, artillery bombardments, patrols, souvenir hunting and a description of an address given by Prime Minister William Hughes.