ID numberPR03193
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleKnuckey, Verner Gladders (Private, b.1886 - d.1963)
Measurement7 wallets: 9 cm
Object typeDiary
MakerKnuckey, Verner Gladders
Place made
  • Egypt
  • France
Date made1916-1919
AccessOpen
DescriptionCollection relating to the First World War service of 1586 Private Verner Gladders Knuckey, 8 Light Horse Regiment and 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps. Collection consists of Knuckley's diary in seven volumes (and transcript). Knuckey's detailed entries cover the period 1916-1919 and describe his service with the Light Horse in Suvla, Sari Bair, Gallipoli 1915, Romani, and Magdhaba-Rafah, Egypt 1915-17. In 1917 Knuckey joined the 2nd Squadron AFC, which formed in Egypt from a nucleus of 1 Sqn AFC and recruitment through the Light Horse. In 1917-1918, Knuckey writes about training in England with the DH5 Scout; his participation in the Battle of Cambrai and attacks on the aerodromes outside of Lille, including Habourdin and Lomme, August 1918. Also included is a roll of honour; enemy aircraft accounted for; and typed extracts from 2 Squadron record book.
PDF 17.45 MB Diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1916
PDF 14.99 MB Diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1916
PDF 22.17 MB Diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1917
PDF 23.95 MB Diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1917
PDF 23.52 MB Diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1917
PDF 25.73 MB Diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1918
PDF 19.11 MB Diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1918
PDF 5.47 MB Miscellaneous documents of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1917-1918
PDF 5.74 MB Transcript of diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1916
PDF 4.54 MB Transcript of diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1916
PDF 6.62 MB Transcript of diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1916
PDF 5.83 MB Transcript diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1917
PDF 1.18 MB Transcript diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1917
PDF 8.36 MB Transcript diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, [1917]
PDF 11.35 MB Transcript diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1917-1918
PDF 6.66 MB Transcript diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1917
PDF 17.14 MB Transcript diary of Verner Gladders Knuckey, 1918