Gray, Samuel (Private, b.1888 - d.1962)

Unit 6th Australian Field Ambulance
Accession Number PR01949
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Service papers, Diary
Maker Gray, Samuel
Place made France
Date made 1912-1919
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

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.

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