Craven, Norman Thomas John ( Private, b.1895 - d.1984)

Unit 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number PR03073
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 2 cm
Object type Diary, Typescript
Maker Craven, Norman Thomas John
Place made France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 1915-1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Diary written by Private Norman Thomas Craven who served with the 20th Battalion during the First World War. Entries document the years September 1915 - January 1917 and describe action at Gallipoli in 1915, and later Pozieres, Bapaume Bullecourt and Ypres, 1917. Includes transcript of diary with supplementary notes, and an 11 page typed manuscript titled 'A WW1 army service history of Wal Parker - also of Norman Craven', relating to the service of 2200 Private Walter Edwin Parker, also of 20th Battalion.