Twist, Colin Claude (Bombardier, b.1894 - d.1964)

Unit 18th Australian Field Artillery Battery
Places
Accession Number PR00314
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 items
Object type Diary
Maker Twist, Colin Claude
Date made 1915-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 93/0552
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Diary describing training at Ferry's Post, and active service in France and Belgium, with particular comments on the horrors at Pozieres, Sausage Valley and Mouquet Farm. Diary continues in England after evacuation with illness, routine camp duties and leave, and return voyage to Australia. Also includes paybook and photograph.