|Unit||6th Australian Field Ambulance|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm|
|Object type||Service papers, Diary|
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition|
Gray, Samuel (Private, b.1888 - d.1962)
Service records and 1918 diary relating to (18709) Private Samuel Gray, 6 Field Ambulance, AIF. Comprises two discharge certificates, dated 1912, evidencing Pte Gray's completion of Territorial Army service (with the 2nd Lowland Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps) in Britain. Also, Pte Grays's Certificate of Discharge from the 6th Field Ambulance, AIF, dated 24 December 1919. The diary contains intermittent entries for 1918 and includes details of his active service in France with 6 Field Ambulance in and near the front line; the most comprehensive entries cover the period 18 July to 5 September and include references to dealing with gas casualties, fumigating clothing and blankets (using a portable fumigator) and comments on the 8 August 1918 offensive.