McNair, Livingstone (L/Cpl)

Unit 17th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number PR00470
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 26 items
Object type Diary, Souvenir
Maker McNair, Livingstone
Date made 1915-1920
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Brief diary entries describe training in Egypt and active service in France until evacuated with shell shock (July-Aug 1916). Includes detailed notes on German hand grenades and Mills hand grenade. Also postcards to and from his mother, some expressing her anxiety and desire to see him return home. (see also Military Heraldry).