Dowell, George Slater (Sapper KIA 1918)

Unit 1st Field Company, Australian Engineers
Places
Accession Number PR00474
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 item
Object type Diary
Maker Dowell, George Slater
Date made 1917-1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Diary of his voyage to England via the Panama Canal aboard "Euripides". Detailed coverage of embarkation from Sydney, shipboard life, drill, sports, threat of raiders and submarines, impressions of Panama and Trinidad, conscription referendum, arrival in England and hospitalisation with mumps.