Mason, David Mitchell (Private, b.1895 - d.1974)

Unit 8th Australian Field Ambulance
Places
Accession Number PR01435
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet; 1 cm.
Object type Diary, Typescript
Maker Mason, David Mitchell
Place made Australia, Egypt, France
Date made 1915-1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 6779 Private David Mitchell Mason, 8 Australian Field Ambulance, Egypt and France. Collection consists of an original handwritten diary kept by Mason from the time of his enlistement in July 1915, arrival and training in Egypt, move to France in mid 1916, conditions in France and Belgium, and finishes while ill in hospital in England in early 1917. Also included with the diary are two typed transcripts.