Spencer, Cecil Thomas (Trooper, b.1893 - d.1982)

Unit 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Places
Accession Number PR01708
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Postcard, Diary
Maker Spencer, Cecil Thomas
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Syria, Syria: Damascus
Date made 1918-1919
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Diary, postcards, newscuttings and ephemera relating to the service of (2382) Trooper Cecil Thomas Spencer, 6 Light Horse Regiment in Palestine. The diary and letter postcard record his capture by the Turks at Amman, March 1918 and subsequent hospitalisation in Damascus. Papers include his Second World War Indentity Card and Eastern Command Guerilla Warfare School student's report (1942).