Gibson, Hunter (Lance Corporal)

Unit 4th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number PR03311
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Gibson, Hunter
Place made At sea, Australia, Egypt
Date made 1914-1915
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Collection relating to 121 Private Hunter Gibson, 4 Battalion. Collection consists of a typed copy of a diary he kept from 17 August 1914 to 14 March 1915. It documents in detail his initial training at Randwick Barracks, troopship voyage on SS Euripides and training at Mena Camp, Egypt. Another diary kept from 15 March 1915 to 16 March 1916 is held by the State Library of NSW.