White, Walter (Private, b.1894 - d.1971?)

Unit 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Accession Number PR01971
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary, Typescript
Maker White, Walter
Place made Australia
Date made 1917-1920; 2002
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Collection relating to 3377 Private Walter White, 28 Reinforcement, 7 Light Horse, 1917-1920. Collection consists of a typescript of a diary written by Private White covering his training in Australia, service in the Middle East and activities until his departure for return to Australia in 1920.

History / Summary

White writes regular entries about the activities his unit is involved in around Jordan and Palestine. His entries become more detailed after the war ended. He particularly describes the various places he visits including Gallipoli and Egypt.