|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm|
Corliss, Lloyd Alexander
|Place made||Egypt, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli|
First World War, 1914-1918
Corliss, Lloyd Alexander (Trooper)
Collection relating to 938 Trooper Lloyd Alexander Corliss, 1 Australian Light Horse, 1914-1917. It includes a transcript of the diary he wrote during his period of service.
The diary covers sightseeing in Egypt on arrival, a brief period of service at Gallipoli and then service in the Sinai and Palestine areas. Corliss mentions names of men that are killed, wounded or captured, the spread of cholera and details about the battles he was involved in including Romani. Trooper Corliss died of wounds on 17 November 1917.